Foreign Symbols / Characters Crashing On MAC's only

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  1. Misha
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    Posted 11 May 2011 Link to this post

    I have a RadComboBox that fills with people’s names, and then a RadGridView that populates with more data about the person chosen.

    There is a problem only on Mac’s with character encodings, such as: Saône (The symbol above the ‘o’ causes the application to freeze and crash when trying to bind the list to the grid view/combo box itemsource).

    This problem only occurs when using the app on a Mac, all the symbols work on Windows.

    Has anyone experienced this or know of a fix where I won't have to replace each symbol letter for a plain english one?

    Thanks,
    Misha

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    hwsoderlund
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    Posted 12 May 2011 Link to this post

    While it is not the same bug, what you are experiencing seems similar to the bug discussed here. There is also a thread on the Silverlight.net forum. The cause for that bug is culture-sensitive string comparison, which breaks on Mac. Perhaps there is some of that going on in your own code, or even internally in the Telerik combobox.
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  4. Vlad
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    Posted 12 May 2011 Link to this post

    Hello,

     Do you get the same problem with plain ListBox or this can be reproduced only with our components?

    Best wishes,
    Vlad
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  5. Misha
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    Posted 12 May 2011 Link to this post

    Hello Vlad, 

    I deployed an application and switched the RadComboBox to the plain SL combo box.

    The same issue was being produced...

    It slipped my mind that I used API calls to get the list of data, and the XML parser code uses the String.IndexOf function, therefore the post above solved the issue. I just needed to add the StringComparison.OrdinalIgnoreCase parameter to the IndexOf function in my XML parsers.

    Thank you,
    Misha
  6. Misha
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    Posted 12 May 2011 Link to this post

    Thank you very much, this solved the issue.
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