[Lazarus] Replacing accented letters
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Wed Oct 11 17:31:03 CEST 2017
Op 05-10-17 om 00:29 schreef Zbyněk Fiala via Lazarus:
> I needed it a long time ago and probably there is more simple way now.
> Using utf8tools and LazUTF8:
> Dne 4.10.2017 v 18:19 Denis Kozlov via Lazarus napsal(a):
>> You could use Unicode character decomposition.
>> For example, é (U+00E9) can be decomposed into an equivalent string of
>> the base letter e (U+0065) and combining acute accent (U+0301).
>> Then, you could simply delete combining acute accents, leaving just
>> the base letters.
>> On 04/10/2017 17:08, Koenraad Lelong via Lazarus wrote:
>>> Is there an easy way to replace accented letters (mostly the French
>>> one's) with their not-accented equivalents ? E.g. é -> e.
>>> I could do it with a lookup-table I think, but are there more
>>> efficient ways ?
I tried your routine, but is seems not to work. When I give a "normal"
string, I get the same string as result which is fine.
When I give a string with accented letters, I get an empty string as result.
Is there a way to identify the type of the string ? I.e. utf8, utf16, ...
Software is intended for Windows.
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