Re: How to write a degree sign into an XML file created with _wfopen()?

"Bogdan" <>
Fri, 2 Apr 2010 14:10:03 -0400
"Mihai N." <> wrote in message

Thanks for pointing me in the right direction. I ended up using UTF-8
creating a file in two steps as follows:

  errno_t nErrno = _wfopen_s(&fp, pszPath, L"w");
  if (0 == nErrno) {
    fputws(L"<?xml version=\"1.0\" encoding=\"utf-8\"?>\n", fp);
    nErrno = _wfopen_s(&fp, pszPath, L"a, ccs=UTF-8");

I really don't see the need for two steps.
 nErrno = _wfopen_s(&fp, pszPath, L"w, ccs=UTF-8");
 if (0 == nErrno) {
   fputws(L"<?xml version=\"1.0\" encoding=\"utf-8\"?>\n", fp);
   // here you can do everything you want
should do.

Mihai Nita [Microsoft MVP, Visual C++]
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I actually I did try the one-step solution first after Giovanni's reply.
The file always ended up with BOM which - according to docs - was correct.
Unfortunately some of XML parsers that I tested the file with had problems
with BOM in front of XML declaration.


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