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>how to insert a unicode character such as amharic in sql server db from web application form
nvarchar data types accepts the value back end but not from the app. All I need is to read the values from the form and insert into the db table. It changes the unicode values such as Amharic alphabets to '???'

What I have tried:

I used nvarchar(max) data type for the field and it accepts the unicode values when inserted manually back end
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Updated 30-Aug-22 8:04am
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Richard MacCutchan 30-Aug-22 6:52am    
The database will not change any characters that you enter. The problem will be when you try to display them without using the correct font.
Gizachew Eshete 30-Aug-22 7:01am    
how am I gonna do that? I input the chars on the form correctly but when I go back ende and see the values they are like "?????" as many as the number of the chars
Richard MacCutchan 30-Aug-22 7:13am    
Because the form will use the default font, which most likely does not include Amharic characters. See amharic font windows forms c - Google Search[^].

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