This is the first post in an upcoming series of posts on Spring Roo (see footer for details an Roo).
Problem: Special chars and Umlauts are not correctly displayed in my Roo-Application[german version]
There are often questions and support requests on the above named topic in Spring Roo-Forum. Mostly questioners write that german "Umlauts" like ä, ö, ü and ß or other special chars in cyrillic are not correctly display or saved to the database. With the following post I'd like to review the most common sources of the problem and come up with solutions.