[TYPO3-english] Typoscript non-latin characters not saving

David Cumberbeach typo3.newsgroup at cumberbeach.com
Fri Jul 26 02:15:03 CEST 2013

On 24/07/2013 5:47 PM, Jigal van Hemert wrote:
> Hi,
> On 24-7-2013 3:48, David Cumberbeach wrote:
>> Does TYPO3 support utf-8 or non-latin characters in typoscript?
> Yes!
>> Using TYPO3 4.7.12
> Just tested on 4.7.13, added "ῷﻒﬡṏЮ慦挏뜊ﬗﴣ" to TS (I think this covers
> large parts of the unicode set). It was visible in the editor after
> saving and visible in the frontend output.
>> I have the database character set & collation as UTF-8 unicode.
>> localconf.php has the following
>> $TYPO3_CONF_VARS['SYS']['setDBinit'] = 'SET NAMES utf8;'.chr(10).'SET
>> SESSION character_set_server=utf8;';
> SET NAMES utf8; is enough. This sets all the necessary options to UTF-8.


I've yet to track down where my configuration has gone wrong, but it's 
good to know it's possible.

I've used a workaround in the meantime: using html entities (references 
to the unicode glyph number). This works but would be tedious for large 
amounts of text of course.

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