Reading and writing Unicode files
cabrera_ at _wrc.xerox.com
Sat Feb 28 20:35:41 PST 2009
> downs wrote:
> > jicman wrote:
> >> Greetings.
> >> Sorry guys, please be patient with me. I am having a hard time understanding this Unicode, ANSI, UTF* ideas. I know how to get an UTF8 File and turn it into ANSI. and I know how to take a ANSI file and turn it into an UTF file. But, now I have a Unicode file and I need to change the content and create a new Unicode file with the changes in the content. I have read all kind of places, and I found mtext, from Chris Miller's site, by reading,
> >> http://www.prowiki.org/wiki4d/wiki.cgi?DanielKeep/TextInD
> >> Anyway, what I need is to read an Unicode file, search the strings inside, make changes to the file and write the changes back to an Unicode file.
> >> Any help would be greatly appreciate.
> >> thanks,
> >> josé
> > Wow, you're in luck!
> > D is all unicode.
> > Just do import std.file; auto text = cast(string) filename.read(); do your changes; filename.write(cast(void) text);
> > and you're done.
> PS: You may need to do detection for UTF-16. In that case, just cast to a wstring instead, then (optionally) use std.utf.toUTF8.
shouldn't auto take care of that?
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