RE: Encoding Method UTF8 or UTF16

From: Rick Cameron (
Date: Tue Sep 27 2005 - 12:47:53 CST

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    It looks like Word 2003 uses neither! When I save a document that includes an in Word's native format, the file contains a single byte with value 0xe9 for that character. Perhaps Word uses the default MBCS character set if the text can be fully represented in it...
    - rick


            From: [] On Behalf Of Masarick, Dan
            Sent: Tuesday, 27 September 2005 11:33
            Subject: Encoding Method UTF8 or UTF16
            Hello Everyone
            Does anyone know a way to determine the method used to encode a M.S Word document? I believe that 2000, XP and NT Operating systems use UTF16, but I want I am seeking confirmation.
            Dan Masarick
            The MITRE Corporation
            (703) 883.5204 (work)
            (703) 946.9003 (cell)


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