[Mono-list] System.Text.Encoding and StreamReader
andyhume32 at yahoo.co.uk
Sat Sep 13 08:16:34 EDT 2008
StreamReader wants an Encoding, so create a suitable one and pass it in! :-)
To create an Encoding see its GetEncoding method. You want to pass in
"iso-8859-15" or 28605. For example:
StreamReader srAsciiFromFile = new StreamReader(@"testfile.csv",
Paul F. Johnson wrote:
> I've been looking at how to read in a CSV file which is in ISO-8559-15
> form (that is to say, saved out as ISO-8859-15).
> I'm now looking at a way of bringing the CSV file back in to a little
> program of mine, but I'm unsure of what I need to do so that it's read
> as ISO-8859-15.
> Looking at MSDN, System.Text.Encoding looks to be what I need with a
> line akin to
> StreamReader srAsciiFromFile = new StreamReader(@"testfile.csv",
> Obviously Encoding.ASCII would not be right for 8859-15, but looking at
> MSDN for System.Text.Encoding, it looks like I need to set the codepage
> as 28605
> but there isn't really a SetEncoding method for reading and
> Encoding.Unicode looks to be right, but I'm not sure if it will support
> Any help on this would be appreciated.
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