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How can I have this function from Delphi 5 working in Delphi 5

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Hello guys,

I don't have much knowledge to fix functions, I have some function from system.asp that comes from D7 and I need to make it work in D5.

This functions works with UTF8.

Could you give me a small project with all function working?

Thanks

// UnicodeToUTF8(3):
// Scans the source data to find the null terminator, up to MaxBytes
// Dest must have MaxBytes available in Dest.

function UnicodeToUtf8(Dest: PChar; Source: PWideChar; MaxBytes: Integer): Integer;
var
len: Cardinal;
begin
len := 0;
if Source <> nil then
while Source[len] <> #0 do
Inc(len);
Result := UnicodeToUtf8(Dest, MaxBytes, Source, len);
end;

// UnicodeToUtf8(4):
// MaxDestBytes includes the null terminator (last char in the buffer will be set to null)
// Function result includes the null terminator.
// Nulls in the source data are not considered terminators - SourceChars must be accurate

function UnicodeToUtf8(Dest: PChar; MaxDestBytes: Cardinal; Source: PWideChar; SourceChars: Cardinal): Cardinal;
var
i, count: Cardinal;
c: Cardinal;
begin
Result := 0;
if Source = nil then Exit;
count := 0;
i := 0;
if Dest <> nil then
begin
while (i < SourceChars) and (count < MaxDestBytes) do
begin
c := Cardinal(Source[i]);
Inc(i);
if c <= $7F then
begin
Dest[count] := Char(c);
Inc(count);
end
else if c > $7FF then
begin
if count + 3 > MaxDestBytes then
break;
Dest[count] := Char($E0 or (c shr 12));
Dest[count+1] := Char($80 or ((c shr 6) and $3F));
Dest[count+2] := Char($80 or (c and $3F));
Inc(count,3);
end
else // $7F < Source[i] <= $7FF
begin
if count + 2 > MaxDestBytes then
break;
Dest[count] := Char($C0 or (c shr 6));
Dest[count+1] := Char($80 or (c and $3F));
Inc(count,2);
end;
end;
if count >= MaxDestBytes then count := MaxDestBytes-1;
Dest[count] := #0;
end
else
begin
while i < SourceChars do
begin
c := Integer(Source[i]);
Inc(i);
if c > $7F then
begin
if c > $7FF then
Inc(count);
Inc(count);
end;
Inc(count);
end;
end;
Result := count+1; // convert zero based index to byte count
end;

function Utf8ToUnicode(Dest: PWideChar; Source: PChar; MaxChars: Integer): Integer;
var
len: Cardinal;
begin
len := 0;
if Source <> nil then
while Source[len] <> #0 do
Inc(len);
Result := Utf8ToUnicode(Dest, MaxChars, Source, len);
end;

function Utf8ToUnicode(Dest: PWideChar; MaxDestChars: Cardinal; Source: PChar; SourceBytes: Cardinal): Cardinal;
var
i, count: Cardinal;
c: Byte;
wc: Cardinal;
begin
if Source = nil then
begin
Result := 0;
Exit;
end;
Result := Cardinal(-1);
count := 0;
i := 0;
if Dest <> nil then
begin
while (i < SourceBytes) and (count < MaxDestChars) do
begin
wc := Cardinal(Source[i]);
Inc(i);
if (wc and $80) <> 0 then
begin
if i >= SourceBytes then Exit; // incomplete multibyte char
wc := wc and $3F;
if (wc and $20) <> 0 then
begin
c := Byte(Source[i]);
Inc(i);
if (c and $C0) <> $80 then Exit; // malformed trail byte or out of range char
if i >= SourceBytes then Exit; // incomplete multibyte char
wc := (wc shl 6) or (c and $3F);
end;
c := Byte(Source[i]);
Inc(i);
if (c and $C0) <> $80 then Exit; // malformed trail byte

Dest[count] := WideChar((wc shl 6) or (c and $3F));
end
else
Dest[count] := WideChar(wc);
Inc(count);
end;
if count >= MaxDestChars then count := MaxDestChars-1;
Dest[count] := #0;
end
else
begin
while (i < SourceBytes) do
begin
c := Byte(Source[i]);
Inc(i);
if (c and $80) <> 0 then
begin
if i >= SourceBytes then Exit; // incomplete multibyte char
c := c and $3F;
if (c and $20) <> 0 then
begin
c := Byte(Source[i]);
Inc(i);
if (c and $C0) <> $80 then Exit; // malformed trail byte or out of range char
if i >= SourceBytes then Exit; // incomplete multibyte char
end;
c := Byte(Source[i]);
Inc(i);
if (c and $C0) <> $80 then Exit; // malformed trail byte
end;
Inc(count);
end;
end;
Result := count+1;
end;

function Utf8Encode(const WS: WideString): UTF8String;
var
L: Integer;
Temp: UTF8String;
begin
Result := '';
if WS = '' then Exit;
SetLength(Temp, Length(WS) * 3); // SetLength includes space for null terminator

L := UnicodeToUtf8(PChar(Temp), Length(Temp)+1, PWideChar(WS), Length(WS));
if L > 0 then
SetLength(Temp, L-1)
else
Temp := '';
Result := Temp;
end;

function Utf8Decode(const S: UTF8String): WideString;
var
L: Integer;
Temp: WideString;
begin
Result := '';
if S = '' then Exit;
SetLength(Temp, Length(S));

L := Utf8ToUnicode(PWideChar(Temp), Length(Temp)+1, PChar(S), Length(S));
if L > 0 then
SetLength(Temp, L-1)
else
Temp := '';
Result := Temp;
end;

function AnsiToUtf8(const S: string): UTF8String;
begin
Result := Utf8Encode(S);
end;

function Utf8ToAnsi(const S: UTF8String): string;
begin
Result := Utf8Decode(S);
end;

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Here is a library that will help with the conversion.

Delphi 5 doesn't have unicode support except through WideChar

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2856772/read-unicode-output-of-console-application

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thanks guys
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