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59.Character encoding -- How to take all files in a directory and convert/change them from UTF-16LE encoding to ISO-8859-1 encoding.

User: Mike Schroeder -- 2008-04-27          << 57  60 >>
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Description:
I think Replace Pioneer will do what I want, but I can't figure out how to
drive it.
I want to take all files in a directory and convent them from UTF-16LE
encoding to ISO-8859-1 encoding.
Can you send me the exact sequence of commands to make this happen?
Answer:
Hint: You need to Download and install "Replace Pioneer" on windows platform to finish following steps.
Detailed steps for your requirement:
1. Open "Tools->Batch Runner" menu
2. Click "Pick Files" Button, and select all files(shift+mouse click) in
your directory.
3. You will find all your files are listed in the table.
4. Click "Change Encode" button, and set the input encoding to be "More
Unicode->UTF-16LE", set output encoding to be "Byte->iso8859-1(cp850...)"
5. Click "Start" button
For online demo refer to:
http://www.mind-pioneer.com/services/batch_change_encode.html

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