vbs cannot ope UNICODE txt file?

Discussion in 'Scripting' started by andrea, Nov 11, 2005.

  1. andrea

    andrea Guest

    i have some .log file that i want open and read....
    ------------- i know this ---------------------------------------------
    Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
    Set objFile = objFSO.OpenTextFile("pippo.log", ForReading)
    strContents = objFile.ReadAll

    no problem if txt file is in ASCII mode
    no result if is in UNICODE

    andrea, Nov 11, 2005
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  2. andrea

    J Ford Guest

    ASCII is default when opening a text file, you need to specify the format if
    it is something else such as UNICODE.

    TristateTrue = Unicode
    TristateFalse = ASCII

    Set objFile = objFSO.OpenTextFile("pippo.log", ForReading, False,
    J Ford, Nov 11, 2005
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  3. andrea

    andrea Guest

    don't know if is the same thing but this works:

    Set objFile = objFSO.OpenTextFile("pippo.log" 1, , true)

    thank you all, again :)
    andrea, Nov 14, 2005
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