PYTHON mb_convert_encoding

is this article helpful?
|
Python replacement for PHP's mb_convert_encoding [ edit | history ]
"string".decode('from-encoding').encode('to-encoding')

PHP mb_convert_encoding

PHP original manual for mb_convert_encoding [ show | php.net ]

mb_convert_encoding

(PHP 4 >= 4.0.6, PHP 5)

mb_convert_encodingConvert character encoding

Description

string mb_convert_encoding ( string $str , string $to_encoding [, mixed $from_encoding ] )

Converts the character encoding of string str to to_encoding from optionally from_encoding .

Parameters

str

The string being encoded.

to_encoding

The type of encoding that str is being converted to.

from_encoding

Is specified by character code names before conversion. It is either an array, or a comma separated enumerated list. If from_encoding is not specified, the internal encoding will be used.

"auto" may be used, which expands to "ASCII,JIS,UTF-8,EUC-JP,SJIS".

Return Values

The encoded string.

Examples

Example #1 mb_convert_encoding() example

<?php
/* Convert internal character encoding to SJIS */
$str mb_convert_encoding($str"SJIS");

/* Convert EUC-JP to UTF-7 */
$str mb_convert_encoding($str"UTF-7""EUC-JP");

/* Auto detect encoding from JIS, eucjp-win, sjis-win, then convert str to UCS-2LE */
$str mb_convert_encoding($str"UCS-2LE""JIS, eucjp-win, sjis-win");

/* "auto" is expanded to "ASCII,JIS,UTF-8,EUC-JP,SJIS" */
$str mb_convert_encoding($str"EUC-JP""auto");
?>

See Also