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Re^3: accented characters are garbled

by Anonymous Monk
on Feb 18, 2013 at 11:02 UTC ( #1019324=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: accented characters are garbled
in thread accented characters are garbled

So if you got the display working, why do you now want to strip the diacritics?

Anyway, Text::Unidecode. And while I'm at it, here's the boilerplate code for getting Perl reasonably UTF-8:

use utf8; # upgrades your strings my $city = "Sprngfld"; binmode(STDOUT, ":encoding(utf-8)"); print $city, "\n"; # use decode_utf8() when reading from e.g. a file # alternatively, see the binmode() call above use Encode 'decode_utf8'; my $input_raw = <STDIN>; my $input = decode_utf8($input_raw); print $input, "\n";

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