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Old 09-07-2007
Unix charset

Hi,
How can I find out the charset on a Unix server (SUNOS 5.2)? I tried locale charmap and returned 646. What does 646 mean? If I send an xml file with encoding="utf-8", should the server be able to handle the file, even with special characters in it?

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ppt2text(1)						      General Commands Manual						       ppt2text(1)

NAME
catppt - reads MS-PowerPoint file and puts its content on standard output SYNOPSIS
catppt [-lV] [-b string ] [-s charset ] [-d charset ] files DESCRIPTION
catppt reads MS-PowerPoint presentations and dumps its content to stdout. OPTIONS
-l list known charsets and exit successfully -bstring slides break string. This string (by default - formfeed) would be output at the end of each slide page. -dcharset` - specifies destination charset name. Charset file has format described in CHARACTER SETS section of catdoc(1) manual page. By default, current locale charset would be used if langinfo support was enabled at the compile time. -scharset - specifies source charset. Typically, PowerPoint files use UNICODE strings with known charsets, but for some reason you may wish to override it. -V outputs version number SEE ALSO
cat(1), catdoc(1), xls2csv(1), strings(1), utf(4), unicode(4) AUTHOR
Alex Ott <alexott@gmail.com> MS-PowerPoint reader Version 0.94.4 ppt2text(1)

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