[Lazarus] String with °
Michael Van Canneyt
michael at freepascal.org
Thu Oct 10 10:57:18 CEST 2013
On Thu, 10 Oct 2013, Kamen Kamen wrote:
> I have string with ° and I want to delete all symbols to °. When I delete symbol ° returns #176. How can I delete this symbol?
What is the encoding of this string ? UTF8 ?
> Exampe: s := '49°45 ';
> After: delete (s, 1, 2); --> '°45 '
> After: delete (s, 1, 1); or delete (s, pos ('°', s), 1); --> #176'45 '
Delete uses a byte count, not a char count. If your string is encoded in UTF-8, then you will probably get the behaviour you see.
To my knowledge, there is currently no routine in the RTL that does this correct.
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