[Lazarus] Windows and german Umlauts: why do i have to PWideChar(UTF8Decode(String)) and not UTF8ToAnsi(String)
jmlandmesser at gmx.de
Tue Oct 18 09:15:15 CEST 2016
I know how to deal with german Umlauts but I would like to understand.
Think of a *.csv file that contains strings like "Grünberg" and that
has to be opened in Excel ( Office 2003 ).
It works if i use PWideChar(UTF8Decode(String)). Got this tipp here in
But UTF8ToAnsi(String) fails.
Why is UTF8ToAnsi(String) not enough?
LHelp tells me about UTF8ToAnsi():
"Utf8ToAnsi converts an utf8-encode unicode string to an ansistring. It
converts the string to a widestring and then converts the widestring to
That is NOT the same as PWideChar(UTF8Decode(String))?
Tipps are welcome.
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