ByteArray - save unicode data (string) as utf-8 with BOM

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See also Batch file conversion - character set and BOM detection of html files to detect files with BOM (unicode Little/Big, utf-8)

ByteArray - save unicode data (string) as utf-8 with BOM 
'Save unicode string as UTF-8 with BOM

SaveBOMUTF "f:\222.txt", ""

Sub SaveBOMUTF(FileName, SomeString)
  '1. save BOM header.
  SaveBOMHeader FileName

    Dim ByteArray
  Set ByteArray = CreateObject("ScriptUtils.ByteArray")

  'Convert the string to UTF-8
  ByteArray.CharSet = "utf-8"
  ByteArray.String = SomeString

  'Save the UTF-8 string at position 4 of the file
  '(after the 3bytes BOM header)
  ByteArray.SaveAs FileName, 4
End Sub

Sub SaveBOMHeader(FileName)
  'create byte array object
  Dim ByteArray
  Set ByteArray = CreateObject("ScriptUtils.ByteArray")

  'the bytearray contains BOM header - 3 bytes.
  ByteArray.SetSize 3
  ByteArray(1) = &HEF
  ByteArray(2) = &HBB
  ByteArray(3) = &HBF
  'Or you can use ByteArray.HexString = "EFBBBF" in v> 2.14

  'Save the BOM header to the FileName
  ByteArray.SaveAs FileName
End Sub

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     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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