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Ramon Sazon
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Username: Ramonsazon

Post Number: 12
Registered: 08-2006
Posted on Monday, January 22, 2007 - 06:38 pm:   

Has anyone else ever received this on their phones? I am using NOWSMS2006 with Multitech Modem and sending messages from the Web Interface and through the 2-way keywords (I wrote a program to echo my text) and once in a while, I get a text that has nothing but */Missing Text/*. A few minutes later, I got the text I was expecting.

This doesn't happen all the time but it happened several times now in the past 3 months. I was just wondering if anyone has any ideas what this is. I checked the SMSOUT logs and there is no record of the modem/NOWSMS sending this.

Any ideas?
Thanks.
RS
Malcolm - Now Support
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Username: Malcolm

Post Number: 119
Registered: 12-2006
Posted on Tuesday, January 23, 2007 - 07:37 pm:   

Hi Ramon,

Are you sending long SMS text messages?

What you describe is common on some phones when they receive parts of a long SMS text message. Until all parts are received, they display the received part and mark the parts not received with text to indicate a partial message.

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Malcolm
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wooyowonn
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Username: Wooyowonn

Post Number: 1
Registered: 02-2007
Posted on Monday, February 05, 2007 - 02:57 am:   

I'm a programmer, i get this text from a sms, which received from a gsm modem, using nowsms to retrieve the sms and insert to my sql server. But the problem is this is not normal chinese words...
I can convert this into normal chinese words using njstar converter tools ...I'm currently looking for a class/com to converter this into normal chinese(gb2312) before inserting into the database .. can anyone help me on this...

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Malcolm - Now Support
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Username: Malcolm

Post Number: 165
Registered: 12-2006
Posted on Monday, February 05, 2007 - 05:17 pm:   

By default NowSMS uses the utf-8 character set when routing messsagesto a 2way command.

If your script cannot handle utf-8, it is possible to configure a different character set instead on the 2way page of the NowSMS configuration. There you could configure it for gb2312.

-Malcolm
wooyowonn
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Username: Wooyowonn

Post Number: 2
Registered: 02-2007
Posted on Tuesday, February 06, 2007 - 03:25 am:   

hi malcolm, i can set charset to gb2312, but it seem it doesn't appear as nice chinese character in ms sql server. i wonder can it support zh-CN (chinese prc)? i tried zh-CN but it don't work.
Malcolm - Now Support
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Username: Malcolm

Post Number: 177
Registered: 12-2006
Posted on Wednesday, February 07, 2007 - 11:32 pm:   

We use Windows APIs to perform the conversion, and can pretty much support any of the character sets that Windows supports.

I'm not familiar with zh-CN myself, but I know another commonly used character set is big5.

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