Replace encoding UTF 8 by UTF 7


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I have a CSV file encoded in UTF 7 (french specifications, like : Président). When i open the CSV (loadcsv), it looks be encoded in UTF8 (english specifications : no accent, like : Prsident).
How can i do to open my file saved in UTF 7 ?

Thank you very much for your help.

Have a nice sunday on our beautiful earth.:)


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Hi Erel,
Yes, i can upload without any problem my csv.

Here's a example :
In Excel (or notepad) : dépense effectuée au profit de la collectivité

once uploaded in a combobox : dpense effectue au profit de la collectivit

I'll have to convert it many times. The csv file is updated by many desktops. In my project, i would want to update the csv file in my ppc once a week.


What do you think about this Doctor ?


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Many thanks for your help Erel !

Here's a file made by Excel with 3 rows.

Attention, in fact, my file is a .rar file, not a .zip file ! ;)


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As I wrote Excel doesn't save the file in a proper encoding.
I guess that you see it right on your computer.
This is how I see it:

It probably shows some characters with the computer's default settings.
If you create the file with Notepad and save it as UTF8 it will work properly.


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Thank you very much Erel !
Using a "really" text editor (notepad++), i could see that M$ Excel wasn't so good to update my CSV file for my app' !!

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