Parse Large Text Document with unicode characters

Posted on 2007-08-09
Last Modified: 2013-11-05
I have a large file (200mb) that is in unicode format... comma delimited... want to put the data in the database.... french characters (eg. é..) work fine.... japanese do not .. any sample code as to how to open the textfile and parse it so that it will enter the correct data into the DB?
Question by:B_Dorsey
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    Use VB.NET 2005, Express version, it is free.

    It will support unicode.
    Opening existing VB code is possible, it will convert it using wizard.

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    Just had to add japanese language pack!
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    Just had to add japanese language pack!
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