And most of the folks that *don't* sometimes need accented characters. And there's a few issues with PUC when trying, for instance, to create directories with accented characters (see picture)
There are 2 things you need to do to fix. The basic idea is: always work with utf-8 everywere: file encodings, database connections, browser encoding. It will save years of your life.
- Modify your start-pentaho.bat/start-pentaho.sh to add the option -Dfile.encoding=utf-8
- Modify webapps/pentaho/mantle/Mantle.jsp to add the following snippet:
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8">Restart your server. It will work.
ps1: this was a request of one of the Ctools student in Brazil. Come meet us in one of the others to get your deepest questions answered
ps2: Thanks for helping me out here, Nick B. ;)