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Depending on what RDBMS you are using: You can try altering the Latin1-encoded column to use an encoding of UTF-8, if the RDBMS supports such an operation. If you are using MySQL, you should look at this related Question on S.O.: Converting mysql tables from latin1 to utf8 You can try: Adding a new column with an encoding of UTF-8 UPDATE new_column = ...


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This is a rather general question so my answer will be also quite general... Consolidate everything to UTF-8! If possible reload at least the latin1 entries: This time converting latin1 to UTF-8 which should always be possible. Depending on the database product the conversion can be performed by the import tool. Starting with flat files and a custom ...



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