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Display Unicode in console

This tutorial is based on Eclipse Ganymede.

Operating system used
Windows Vista Home Premium SP 1

Software prerequisites
Eclipse version 3.0 or higher

  1. Create a Java project and create the following file:

    public class DemoUnicode {

       public static void main (String[] args) {
          char c = '\u20AC';

  2. Select this file and change the console encoding, select menu:
    Run | Run Configurations | Select tab Common

    Eclipse console encoding

  3. Run this code. The euro sign is displayed in the console window.

    Eclipse console euro