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Posts: 3
Registered: ‎04-16-2014
My Device: Blackberry Q10
My Carrier: Megafon

Read file with special symbol in name

I read the file in Cordova. If I read the file without special characters, it's all right. If I'm reading a file with a special character (ex. Autónomo.txt), then I get the error NOT_FOUND_ERR. How to read a file with special characters in Cordova?


Source code:


window.webkitRequestFileSystem(window.PERSISTENT, 1024 * 1024 * 1024, function (fs) {  
      fs.root.getFile(FILE_PATH, null, function (entry) {
                entry.file(function (file) {
                     var reader = new FileReader();
                     reader.onloadend = function (e) {
                              dataArrayForRead = this.result;
                              FILE_SIZE = dataArrayForRead.byteLength;
                              console.log('buffer length: ' + dataArrayForRead.byteLength);
                    reader.onerror = function(e) {


          }, function (error) {
}, function (error) {


Posts: 1,561
Registered: ‎04-12-2010
My Device: BlackBerry Z10
My Carrier: Bell

Re: Read file with special symbol in name

This may be a limitation of the API.

As it appears you have a straightforward test-case, I would recommend reporting this through JIRA:

Erik Oros | @WaterlooErik | eoros@blackberry.com | Developer Issue Tracker

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