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UTF output files and conversion
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12/01/2009 11:56 AM

    Hello all:

    I'm looking for the best/easiest way to strip out those first 3 characters that exist on UTF output files from Crystal scheduler.  Does anyone have any recommendations?

    We are Sun Solaris Unix running 9.0.1 apps and env.

    It just appears on the first record, and we need to get rid of it.

    Thanks for the help, all.

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    12/01/2009 1:54 PM
    I can get the file close using iconv -f UTF-8 -t ASCII badfile > goodfile
    but the goodfile still starts with a question mark... I could use sed to get rid of it, but I can't be sure that there isn't a valid one somewhere else in the file.

    Anybody have any tricks?
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