I tried to use UTF-8 and ran into trouble. I have tried so many things; here are the results I have gotten: ???? instead of Asian characters. Even for European text, I got Se?or for Señor. Strange...
We have a project in Team Foundation Server (TFS) that has a non-English character (š) in it. When trying to script a few build-related things we've stumbled upon a problem - we can't pass the š let...
While asking this question, I realized I didn't know much about raw strings. For somebody claiming to be a Django trainer, this sucks. I know what an encoding is, and I know what u alone does since I...
When I try to print a Unicode string in a Windows console, I get a UnicodeEncodeError: 'charmap' codec can't encode character .... error. I assume this is because the Windows console does not accept ...
UnicodeEncodeError: 'ascii' codec can't encode character u'\xa0' in position 20: ordinal not in range(128)
I'm having problems dealing with unicode characters from text fetched from different web pages (on different sites). I am using BeautifulSoup. The problem is that the error is not always reproducibl...
How can I output colored text to the terminal, in Python? What is the best Unicode symbol to represent a solid block?
What's different between UTF-8 and UTF-8 without a BOM? Which is better?
Apparently, the following is valid syntax my_string = b'The string' I would like to know: What does this b character in front of the string mean? What are the effects of using it? What are approp...
I am not able to understand the differences between std::string and std::wstring. I know wstring supports wide characters such as Unicode characters. I have got the following questions: When should ...