Re: How to read uncode encoded files?

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Thu, 26 Jul 2007 22:08:02 -0700
"James Brown" wrote:

"Anddy" <> wrote in message

I try to read unicode encoded files.
File starts with unicode BOM (0xFEFF).

Here's the file content.

FF FE 42 00 45 00 47 00 49 00 4E 00

And I use following code.

if ((fd = _open(buffer, _O_RDONLY)) != -1)
while (_read(fd,&mem, 1) == 1)

When I check the contents of 'mem'.

The contents of 'mem' are

42 45 47 49 4E

Why this happen?

How can I read Unicode BOM (0xFEFF)?

'buffer' is a terrible name for a filename variable.

How are 'fd' and 'mem' declared?

James Brown
Microsoft MVP - Windows SDK
Free Win32 Tutorials and Sourcecode

Forget about variable names. The code is for example.

And I think, you don't know anything about Unicode.

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