CharSetConvert Method of ByteArray class - Character set conversion

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Description

Converts bytearray (as CharSet/CodePage code page) to another charset/code page.

Syntax

Set OutData = ByteArray.CharSetConvert (OutCharSet as ConvertCodePages)
 

Where Type Optional Default Description
 OutCharSet  ConvertCodePages     Character set or code page for output data 

Returns

ByteArray - Works with safearray binary data - save/restore binary data from/to a disk, convert to a string/hexstring, codepage/charset conversions, Base64 conversion, etc.

Remarks

See ConvertCodePages for all available code pages / character sets.

Examples

Batch charset conversion - convert all .txt files in a folder from ibm-850 unicode utf-8

Charset conversion of very large files - 2GB and more

Convert files from one code page / character set to another (ANSI to utf-8)

'Convert string between windows-1250 and utf-8 charsets
Dim ByteArray
Set ByteArray = CreateObject("ScriptUtils.ByteArray")

'Read file with source code page.
ByteArray.ReadFrom "some-windows-1250-file.txt"

'Set right code page for the bytearray
ByteArray.CharSet = "windows-1250"

'Convert the data to a destination code page and save them to a second file
ByteArray.CharSetConvert("utf-8").SaveAs "utf-8-output.txt"

Convert string between windows-1250 and iso-8859-2 (or utf-8) charsets, ASP

<%
'Convert string between windows-1250 and iso-8859-2 charsets
Dim ByteArray
Set ByteArray = CreateObject("ScriptUtils.ByteArray")

'Put some east-europe characters to the bytearray.
'This characters are stored using windows-1250 charset
ByteArray.CharSet = "windows-1250"
ByteArray.String = " ̊؎"

'set output character set
Response.CharSet = "iso-8859-2"

'write some ANSI string
Response.Write "Test string: "

'Write source string converted to "iso-8859-2"
Response.BinaryWrite ByteArray.CharSetConvert(Response.CharSet)

'same for utf-8
'set output character set
'response.CharSet = "utf-8"

'write some ANSI string
'response.write "Test string: "

'Write source string converted to "iso-8859-2"
'response.binarywrite ByteArray.CharSetConvert(response.CharSet)

%>

See also

ByteArray.CodePage, ByteArray.CharSet

Other links for CharSetConvert

Methods of ByteArray class

Find, FindRev, CharSetConvert, Left, Mid, ReadFrom, Right, SaveAs, SetSize

Properties of ByteArray class

Base64, ByteArray, CodePage, HexString, CharSet, Length, Punycode, String

ScriptUtils.ByteArray

Works with safearray binary data - save/restore binary data from/to a disk, convert to a string/hexstring, codepage/charset conversions, Base64 conversion, etc.
     ByteArray is a COM class specially designed to work with Microsoft Windows Scripting engines - VB Script and JScript in Active Server Pages or WSH and in CHM or HTA applications. It also works with VB Net, Visual basic (VBA - VB 5, VB 6, Word, Excel, Access, ), C#, J#, C++, ASP, ASP.Net, Delphi and with T-SQL OLE functions - see Use ByteArray object article. You can also use the object in other programming environments with COM support, such is PowerBuilder.
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