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mb_convert_encoding

(PHP 4 >= 4.0.6, PHP 5)

mb_convert_encodingConvert character encoding

Description

string mb_convert_encoding ( string $str , string $to_encoding [, mixed $from_encoding = mb_internal_encoding() ] )

Converts the character encoding of string str to to_encoding from optionally from_encoding.

Parameters

str

The string being encoded.

to_encoding

The type of encoding that str is being converted to.

from_encoding

Is specified by character code names before conversion. It is either an array, or a comma separated enumerated list. If from_encoding is not specified, the internal encoding will be used.

See supported encodings.

Return Values

The encoded string.

Examples

Example #1 mb_convert_encoding() example

<?php
/* Convert internal character encoding to SJIS */
$str mb_convert_encoding($str"SJIS");

/* Convert EUC-JP to UTF-7 */
$str mb_convert_encoding($str"UTF-7""EUC-JP");

/* Auto detect encoding from JIS, eucjp-win, sjis-win, then convert str to UCS-2LE */
$str mb_convert_encoding($str"UCS-2LE""JIS, eucjp-win, sjis-win");

/* "auto" is expanded to "ASCII,JIS,UTF-8,EUC-JP,SJIS" */
$str mb_convert_encoding($str"EUC-JP""auto");
?>

See Also

PHP Manual