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Unicode is not a file format.

Unicode is rather abstract concept: a collection of characters, and a mapping from the characters to numbers.

But to write a file, there is one step missing: a character encoding, that transforms those numbers into bytes. Popular ones are UTF-8, and UTF-16LE, UTF-16BE and UTF-32.

Some programs on windows write "Unicode" when they mean one of the UTF-16 encodings, but it's still wrong.

So, what encoding do you want?

Also please read Encodings and Unicode.


In reply to Re: how to output file in Unicode by moritz
in thread how to output file in Unicode by anakin30

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