how to tell whether external file is unicode formatted or not

Curt Ford curt at sonasoftware.com
Sun Dec 20 21:41:53 EST 2009


My app reads in external files that are stored as plain text, but the encoding can vary. Is there a way to tell whether the encoding is Unicode or not, so I can tell how to process the text (without asking the user, who may not know)?

thanks,

Curt


Curt Ford
Sona Software LLC
www.sonasoftware.com






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