Problem with accents in checkbox/choice list

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December 12, 2014 at 2:25 am #3577
tucanit
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Hello,

I have a problem creating a new choice list / checkbox list field.
If I add new options with accents, occurs:
1) In frontend page, this options is showing with strange characters, not with accents…
2) In backend page, if I select this option and I save the post, when I reload the page, this option is not selected…

Anybody with this strange problem?

Thanks in advance!

December 15, 2014 at 2:06 pm #3578
traversal
Post count: 207

Apologies for this, it must be something to do with entity encoding. I’ll make note of this and fix it in the next release.

January 28, 2015 at 3:43 am #3610
tucanit
Post count: 4

When will we have the next release? Is important to fix this bug… Thanks

January 28, 2015 at 4:20 pm #3613
traversal
Post count: 207

Sorry about the delay on this. I’m looking into it now, and it’s unfortunately not the easiest problem to solve. In the meantime, can you try using the “name=value” format for your lists instead?

E.g., enter something like this into the “Choices” field for the field type options:

Entrée = entree

I do certainly want this to work without such a workaround, but it’s not clear yet why the values aren’t saving correctly, as there are multiple steps for that data to get from the page to the database.

Thanks for your patience.

February 11, 2015 at 4:21 pm #3635
traversal
Post count: 207

Hi, just wanted to leave a note that this is not yet fixed in the new 1.1 release, but will be looked at for 1.1.1. Sorry for the delay, I tried to add a quick fix, but it had an undesirable HTML encoding effect across the rest of the plugin, so it needs more testing time.

I’ll update this thread when it’s fixed.

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