JSI Tip 2944. How do I convert a Unicode file to a standard text file?

The Unicode character set uses 2 bytes for each character, allowing up to 65,536 characters to be displayed.

Some text programs don't understand Unicode, so to use them, you must convert to plain text.

The easiest way I have found to do this is to open a CMD prompt and enter the following command:

MORE < UnicodeFileName.Extension > TextFileName.Extension


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