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1076.Character encoding -- How to find out utf8-BOM encoded files among many files in a folder?

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Description:
How to detect/tell which files are utf8-BOM encoded quickly in many text files? There is a folder with many text files, some of them are utf8-BOM encoded, others are ansi encoded, how to find out utf8-BOM files quickly?
Answer:
Hint: You need to Download and install "Replace Pioneer" on windows platform to finish following steps.
1. open "Tools->Batch Runner" menu
2. click "search files" button
3. set correct filename filter, such as *.txt
4. change the file type from default "Text" to: "Binary"
5. set correct search directory, such as d:\test
6. check "containing word/phrase" option, and set the following entry to:

check option of "Regular exp" and "Cross Line"
7. if you want to search subdirectory, check "search subdirectory" option
8. click "Search", the utf8-BOM encoded file will be listed.

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