Mark Schonewille m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com
Sun Sep 11 17:14:02 EDT 2011

Hi Ray,

Yes. To display UTF8, you need to convert it to UTF16 before setting the unicodeText of a field. You can also convert the unicodeText of a field to UTF8 before writing it to a file. The functions are

-- convert from UTF8 to UTF16

-- convert from UTF16 to UTF8

To convert from plain text to UTF8 you can do this:


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On 11 sep 2011, at 23:57, Ray Horsley wrote:

> Hi all.  Does Livecode have a way to handle UTF-8 encoding and decoding?
> Ray Horsley
> LinkIt! Software

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