RE: Translated IUC10 Web pages released

From: Lori Brownell (
Date: Mon Feb 03 1997 - 19:44:24 EST

Word 97's HTML converter will read UTF-8, but not normal Word file
import. Word's standard file import will read UCS-2 files. In the
meantime, it's not all that hard to create a UTF-8 -> UCS-2 converter on
NT 4.0 using the MultiByteToWideChar API and using CP_UTF8 as the input


>-----Original Message-----
>From: Misha Wolf []
>Sent: 3 tebp`k 1997 c. 12:28
>To: Lori Brownell; Joe Becker
>Cc: Charles Wicksteed; Unicode
>Subject: Re: Translated IUC10 Web pages released
>You wrote (I've slightly tweaked your URL):
>>Hello, I wonder if you might offhand have the content of
>>in UTF-16/UCS-2 form? If so, in an accessible ftp site?
>>I just got Office '97 running, and I'd like to load the text into Word '97,
>>at the moment I don't have a UTF-8 => UTF-16/UCS-2 conversion tool (but I do
>>have one from UTF-16/UCS-2 to the MicrosoFFFE Abnormal Form used by NT &
>Charles can easily create this for you tomorrow, when he comes in, but are
>sure that Word 97 doesn't read UTF-8? I know that FrontPage 97 does.
>Lori - Any comments?

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