STRCONV()

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Purpose

Function to convert a codepage encoded character expression to its UTF-8 equivalent

Syntax

STRCONV(<expC> [, <cp-id>])

See Also

Command Line Switches, CONVERTUTF8

Description

The STRCONV() function converts a codepage encoded character expression, <expC>, to its UTF-8 equivalent.

The source codepage can be optionally specified in <cp-id>, where <cp-id> is the numeric or character string codepage id. If not specified, "Windows-1250" is assumed.

Introduced in Lianja v2.0.0.

Example

cGreek = filetostr("mygreekfile.txt")
? cGreek
? strconv(cGreek,1253)
? strconv(cGreek,"Windows-1253")