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Thread: Convert a file in UTF8 format to UTF16 on command-line

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    Default Convert a file in UTF8 format to UTF16 on command-line

    Hi,
    I have a tool that outputs a UTF8 file. This file is to serve as an output to another utility that functions with a UTF16 input.
    Is it possible to write a small script that will convert the UTF8 to UTF16 so that I can put it in a batch file.
    Am a newbie to Java and maybe this question has already been handled. I have searched quite a bit but have not found anything of that type.
    Any help most gratefully ackowledged


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    Default Re: Convert a file in UTF8 format to UTF16 on command-line

    Look at the InputStreamReader and OutputStreamWriter classes. Their constructors take parameters for different charactersets.
    If you don't understand my answer, don't ignore it, ask a question.

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