Convert CSV to utf-8?

Question: We’ve purchased a few of your products in the past and they work great.  Here’s a question on another one:  I’m creating a .csv file within a vfp program and I need it to be an Utf-8 format.  I’m not finding anywhere how to do that programatically.  Do you have a product that will convert? Answer: For those that […]

Chilkat Charsets (Character Encodings) Supported

In many places in the Chilkat API, there are properties or method arguments for a charset (also known as character encoding).  All acceptable and supported charset names are listed here.  (The vast majority are likely almost never used.) Before we list the names and the corresponding code pages, there are a few special values. “ansi” is a string that can […]

Handling Accented Characters in Filenames w/ IIS 7.5 FTP

To handle accented characters in filenames correctly, the FTP client must know what character encoding is used to represent these characters (such as utf-8, iso-8859-1, etc.). The Ftp2.DirListingCharset property indicates the character encoding to be used when interpreting the bytes of a filename (in a directory listing). By default, it is set to “ANSI”, which is another name for the […]

Non-English String Literals in C++ Source Code

When a C++ compiler compiles a C++ source file, it must process the bytes according to a character encoding and that is typically ANSI.  ANSI is not a character encoding, it is simply a keyword that says “Use the default multi-byte character encoding for this computer based on its current locale.”   Therefore, if your program is originally written in Poland […]