Importing unicode UTF8 text files - followup
J. Landman Gay
jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Wed Aug 19 21:09:53 CEST 2015
Just to follow up: When importing foreign language files, "file" isn't
working. Non-ascii characters show up as question marks and textDecode
Using "binfile" and then textDecoding does import correctly but then
text chunking by lines fails. Line endings are imported as 2 bytes using
byteToNum 13,10 (in that order) which isn't the line ending standard for
any OS. I have to replace those specifically.
These are text files saved as UTF-8, created on Mac OS X and imported on
Mac OS X. I'm using LC 7.0.6.
Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at hyperactivesw.com
HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com
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