read wchar_t from text file

juliaprocess's Avatar, Join Date: Aug 2006
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hello
let's say i type some spanish in a text file, how would i read them in as wchar_t type from a text file?
Aztec's Avatar, Join Date: May 2006
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Can you read a char from text file?
juliaprocess's Avatar, Join Date: Aug 2006
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yeah, i have no problem reading a regular text file, the problem is when i start typin in different languages, i can't seem to store them
Aztec's Avatar, Join Date: May 2006
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You probably want to store the text in utf-16 or utf-8.
Normally you'd write a byte order mark which most editors check for to see what encoding the file is in, then you write the encoded characters (wikipedia has information about both).