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Encoding of a text issue

I created one file on windows system and is visible as :

Code:
TestTable,INSERT,večilnin1ईगल受害者是第,2010-02-02 10:10:10.612447,137277,ईगल受害者是第večilnin!@#$%^&*()_+=-{}][:;"<>?/.'|\`~@email.com,10021/1.0.0.112,واندلعت بعد ذلك انه فξέσπασ他嚼口香糖强maĉa犠牲者6号でしたuvalหัวใจของเขาโขลก večilnin  6 a tSeinרייסט אַראָפּ איןईगल受害者是第,2010-02-02 10:10:10.612447

But when send this file to unix system, the file is visible as :

Code:
TestTable,INSERT,žvečilnin1ई-ल -害...是第,2010-02-02  10:10:10.612447,137277,ई-ल-害...是第žvečilnin!@#$%^&*()_+=-{}][:;"<& gt;?/.'|\`~@email.com,10021/1.0.0.112,واندلعت بعد  ذلك انه فξ*σπασ-嚼口香-强maĉa 牲...6号で-たŽuvalหัวใจข*งเขาโขลก žvečilnin ° 6 a  étéSeinרייסט אַראָפּ איןई-ल-害...是第,2010-02-02 10:10:10.612447

How can i see the file in it's original form in unix systems as well ?
# 2  
What are the encoding schemes on both machines? You'll have to either switch one of the encoding schemes or to convert the file (recode, iconv, dos2unix, ...)
# 3  
in windows, the file was opened with UTF-8 and in unix system , it was
en_US.UTF-8, found by
Code:
echo $LANG

# 4  
Using en_US.UTF-8on a Unix system, I get:

Code:
$ cat infile
TestTable,INSERT,žvečilnin1ईगल受害者是第,2010-02-02 10:10:10.612447,137277,ईगल受害者是第žvečilnin!@#$%^&*()_+=-{}][:;"<>?/.'|\`~@email.com,10021/1.0.0.112,واندلعت بعد ذلك انه فξέσπασ他嚼口香糖强maĉa犠牲者6号でしたŽuvalหัวใจของเขาโขลก žvečilnin  6 a tSeinרייסט אַראָפּ איןईगल受害者是第,2010-02-02 10:10:10.612447

What is the output of
Code:
locale

on your Unix system?

It could be that the file is in different format when stored on your windows system, then when it is pasted into a web page.. Could you post the original Windows file?
# 5  
Code:
!@#$%^&*()_+=-{}][:;"<>?/.'|\`~

vs
Code:
!@#$%^&*()_+=-{}][:;"<& gt;?/.'|\`~

See the & gt; part? Figure out why that is there and you will be on your way to a solution. Think!

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