GetInternetTextEncoding

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Method


When decoding mail or web pages you would use this function to get the text encoding rather than GetTextEncoding. This function is the inverse of TextEncoding.InternetName. It returns the encoding associated with a standard name for that encoding as used on the Internet.

Syntax

result=GetInternetTextEncoding(InternetEncoding)

Part Type Description
result TextEncoding Text encoding of InternetEncoding.
InternetEncoding String Internet text.

Example

// take an encoding and query the internet name
Dim s As String = Encodings.ISOLatin4.InternetName
MsgBox(s) // shows ISO-8859-4

// query encoding object for this name
Dim e As TextEncoding = GetInternetTextEncoding(s)

// and show it:
MsgBox(e.InternetName)

See Also

GetTextEncoding, TextEncoding functions, Encodings module.

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