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ISO Country List

Hello,

I am just trying to get round some issues with the character set of the ISO Country List API Call at /reference/countries. I have just noticed that it returns some odd characters in Postman around country codes as seen below:

CUW - Cura��ao

CIV - C��te d'Ivoire

Amongst others. the Character is a Diamond box with a question mark, I can only assume that this is a character set encoding issue which shouldn't happen if the response/request is being made via Unicode?

Can anyone shed any light on how to get round this issue?

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Hi @john.crocker,

The two characters are ç and ô that character encoding display issues.

Curaçao and Côte d'lvoire (along with other international chars) can be typed using a couple methods. Because I often need to type international characters I setup my Windows PC to toggle between US and United States-International. (easy to do)

Using US-International keyboard mode - French C cedilla ç is simply typed by holding down the (Right Alt Key) then press <

Almost all the other accents are simply the accent key followed by the character

So in US-I more type: ^ followed by o to produce ô

ñ is ~ followed by n

I checked both Postman chrome & Postman native version and does not seem to support these accent chars. Postman Native version returns 501: Not Implemented. Perhaps its an environment issue in Postman. These chars should work properly in WC-1 application and API.

Hope this helps,

Brian

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Additionally, the same also happens for Screened Profiles as well where these characters (specifically these countries for example) exist.

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In the case of "CUW" it looks like it should render as "

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Hi @john.crocker,

I'll submit a ticket to ensure the issue is checked in both the API and WC1 application.

Brian

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Thanks Brian, I did actually login to Accelus to check there what it was rendering, and it does actually render in exactly the same way there.

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Hi @john.crocker,

I verified this is fixed in the next release, due out in the December release.

Brian

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