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Unicode/UTF-8 encoding while getting data from site via QWebElement

  • Hello
    I am getting list of films from the website, each of films is between <div class="header">...</div> tags.
    In the previous versions of Qt (now I have Qt 5.5) the data received were viewed appropriately, like in site.
    But now only Latin symbols are viewed directly, and the others (Cyrillic) are just in their encoded representation.
    Watching different topics and posts, which have some similar problems, i discovered that it was connected with Unicode, the web page had utf-8 encoding, and some people told that it should have been parsed using json parser.
    My code:

    Seeker::Seeker(QWidget *parent) :
    ui(new Ui::Seeker)


        webView = new QWebView();
       connect(webView, SIGNAL(loadFinished(bool)), this, SLOT(parse()));


    void Seeker::parse() {

    QStringList * filmList = new QStringList();
    qDebug()<<"loading finished";
    QWebFrame *frame = webView->page()->mainFrame();
         QWebElement document = frame->documentElement();
         QWebElementCollection elements = document.findAll("div.header");
         foreach (QWebElement element, elements) {
         foreach (QString film, *filmList)


    So, for example. I get "\u041B\u044E\u0434\u0438\u043D\u0430-\u043C\u0443\u0440\u0430\u0445\u0430 3D" instead of Людина-Мураха 3D . How should I get the true text?

    UPD: I really discovered, that these letters in Ukrainian language have the Unicode representation, like in the Unicode standards table.
    Can anyone tell me if there is any function or method of QString which can give me a simple letter?