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  1. Core Server
  2. SERVER-272

Foreign characters in shell

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major - P3
    • Resolution: Duplicate
    • Affects Version/s: 0.9.7
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: Shell
    • Labels:
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    • Environment:
      OS X 10.5

      Description

      I'm trying to type in my name in the db shell, which is "Sandström". The same goes for å and ä.

      > use staging
      switched to db staging
      > db.users.findOne({lastname:"Sandstr
      -------- [ now I press the character ö on my keyboard ] --------
      (arg: 6) db.users.findOne({lastname:"Sandstr

      As can be seen no ö is shown and "(arg: 6)" shows up instead.

      It should be possible to emulate this by choosing the Swedish keyboard layout in OS X and then pressing the key to the right of "L" on an american keyboard. Use the keyboard viewer from »International« if you have trouble finding the ö key. Don't know if linux have similar capabilities for changing keyboard layouts virtually.

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