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Non-Basic Latin character

Reports non-Basic Latin characters in literals and suggests replacing them with unicode entities.


// © 2021 char c = '©'; String s = "Áî";

After the quick-fix is applied:

// © 2021 char c = '\u00a9'; String s = "\u00c1\u00ee";

Locating this inspection


Can be used to locate inspection in e.g. Qodana configuration files, where you can quickly enable or disable it, or adjust its settings.

Via Settings dialog

Path to the inspection settings via IntelliJ Platform IDE Settings dialog, when you need to adjust inspection settings directly from your IDE.

Settings or Preferences | Editor | Inspections | Java | Internationalization


By default bundled with

IntelliJ IDEA 2024.1, Qodana for JVM 2024.1,

Can be installed with plugin

Java Internationalization, 241.18072

Last modified: 18 June 2024