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How do I change the encoding of the text of characters when I transmit them thro

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Question: How do I change the encoding of the text of characters when I transmit them through the sockets?
OS uses the default encoding 8859_1. I want 8859_8 encoding to use in outstream.

Answer:
Try using OutputStreamWriter and define setting the encoding in the constructor.

InputStreamReader and OutputStreamWriter allow you to specify whatever encoding you want in their constructors.
For example to write to a socket using 8859_8 encoding:

OutputStream ostr = socket.getOutputStream();
OutputStreamReader ostrr = new OutputStreamReader( ostr, "8859_8");
ostrr.write("This text gets encoded using 8859_8");

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