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File upload does not accept diacritic characters

File upload does not accept diacritic characters

mnishizawa
New member | Level 2

We are using the Dropbox api as part of our app.  Now that we are migrating from v1 to v2, we noticed that any files with diacritics(Umlauts, Kanji, etc) do not upload correctly.  If I just send the data, the umlauts are removed. Kanji causes a failure to parse the JSON.  

 

Looking through some of the other issues like this, one of the suggestions was to use unicode codes for special characters.  This is also how the API explorer does it, but that does not work because backslashes aren't allowed in that JSON.  

This is really important functionality as our app supports international customers. 

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Greg-DB
Dropbox Staff
You should certainly be able to use characters like this. I'll be happy to help with any issues you're having with the Dropbox API, but I'll need some more information. Please reply with:

- the steps to reproduce the problem
- the name and version of the platform and SDK/library you are using
- the full text of the error/any output
- the relevant code snippet(s)
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