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Description

Transcode a string.

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Description:JString/transcode

Syntax

transcode($source, $from_encoding, $to_encoding)
Parameter Name Default Value Description
$source $source The string to transcode.
$from_encoding $from_encoding The source encoding.
$to_encoding $to_encoding The target encoding.

Returns

string Transcoded string

Defined in

libraries/joomla/utilities/string.php

Importing

jimport( 'joomla.utilities.string' );

Source Body

function transcode($source, $from_encoding, $to_encoding) {
 
        if (is_string($source)) {
                /*
                 * "//TRANSLIT" is appendd to the $to_encoding to ensure that when iconv comes
                 * across a character that cannot be represented in the target charset, it can
                 * be approximated through one or several similarly looking characters.
                 */
                return iconv($from_encoding, $to_encoding.'//TRANSLIT', $source);
        }
}

[Edit See Also] SeeAlso:JString/transcode

Examples

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