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convert utf-8 file to ascii

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is there a possibility to convert utf-8 flat file to ascii(ansi)?
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by:Dan Craciun
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Yup.
1. Open it in Notepad, click Save As and choose "ANSI" from encoding list (left of the Save button).
2. Enjoy your new ascii file.

HTH,
Dan
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by:TommySzalapski
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Naturally, you'll lose some data because the character set is smaller. Expect to see some of those rectangular boxes.
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you can try notepad++ if you want :  http://notepad-plus-plus.org/
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by:25112
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thank you- your ideas helped..

it is taken care of.. but next week, i am going to get some very big flat files (300MB).. will http://notepad-plus-plus.org be an option for huge files, to keep them clean and easy to handle? would appreciate your input.
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i believe it to work up to 1 GB -  not sure though
for large files large tekst file viewer  :  http://www.swiftgear.com/ltfviewer/features.html
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thank you
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