Re: Module not parsing characters
- Can anyone help me with this? I really could use some help, even just
some direction to where to look.
> Hello all,
> The CSV file I mentioned in a previous email has characters (like é)
> in it that the module Class::CSV cannot seem to parse. When I run my
> script against a file that contains these types of characters, I get
> an error:
> Failed to parse line: blah,blahblah,somethingé,etc
> The error line above is all the information I have. I can post the
> script to the file library if necessary (280+ lines).
> If I manually take out (or change é to an e) the offending character,
> the script continues to run.
> My first question: Is this a failure on the part of the module
> (Class::CSV) or perhaps with how Perl is configured on my system
> (WinXP, ActiveState Perl 5.8.8 build 816) to process (or not) these
> Second question: Ignoring the possibility of a configuration issue, is
> there a way to strip out these characters before Class:CSV sees them?
> Any help or guidance will be greatly appreciated.