STRCONV( ) Function

Converts character expressions between single-byte, double-byte, UNICODE, and locale-specific representations.

STRCONV(cExpression, nConversionSetting [, nRegionalIdentifier [, nRegionalIDType]])

Parameters

cExpression

Specifies the character expression that STRCONV( ) converts.

nConversionSetting

Specifies the type of conversion. The following table lists the values of nConversionSetting and the type of conversion performed.

nConversionSetting Conversion

1

Converts single-byte characters in cExpression to double-byte characters.

Supported for Locale ID only (specified with the nRegionalIdentifier or nRegionalIDType parameters).

2

Converts double-byte characters in cExpression to single-byte characters.

Supported for Locale ID only (specified with the nRegionalIdentifier or nRegionalIDType parameters).

3

Converts double-byte Katakana characters in cExpression to double-byte Hiragana characters.

Supported for Locale ID only (specified with the nRegionalIdentifier or nRegionalIDType parameters).

4

Converts double-byte Hiragana characters in cExpression to double-byte Katakana characters.

Supported for Locale ID only (specified with the nRegionalIdentifier or nRegionalIDType parameters).

5

Converts double-byte characters to UNICODE (wide characters).

6

Converts UNICODE (wide characters) to double-byte characters.

7

Converts cExpression to locale-specific lowercase.

Supported for Locale ID only (specified with the nRegionalIdentifier or nRegionalIDType parameters).

8

Converts cExpression to locale-specific uppercase.

Supported for Locale ID only (specified with the nRegionalIdentifier or nRegionalIDType parameters).

9

Converts double-byte characters in cExpression to UTF-8

10

Converts Unicode characters in cExpression to UTF-8

11

Converts UTF-8 characters in cExpression to double-byte characters.

12

Converts UTF-8 characters in cExpression to UNICODE characters.

13

Converts single-byte characters in cExpression to encoded base64 binary.

14

Converts base64 encoded data in cExpression to original unencoded data.

15

Converts single-byte characters in cExpression to encoded hexBinary.

16

Converts single-byte characters in cExpression to decoded hexBinary.

nRegionalIdentifier

Specifies the Locale ID, code page, or FontCharSet value to use for the conversion. If nRegionalIDType is omitted, the Locale ID is used for the conversion. If nRegionalIdentifier is omitted, the system locale ID is used by default.

If nRegionalIdentifier is invalid or not supported on the machine, the error "Invalid locale ID" is generated.

nRegionalIdentifier Language

1029

Czech

1031

German

1033

English (Default)

1034

Spanish

1036

French

1040

Italian

1045

Polish

1046

Portuguese (Brazil)

2070

Portuguese (Portugal)

nRegionalIDType

Specifies if a Locale ID, code page, or FontCharSet is used for the conversion.

The nRegionalIdentifier parameter, described above, is used to specify the actual Locale ID, code page, or FontCharSet used for the conversion.

nRegionalIDType Description

0

(Default) Specifies that the nRegionalIdentifier parameter is a Locale ID value.

1

Specifies that nRegionalIdentifier is a code page value.

2

Specifies that nRegionalIdentifier is a FontCharSet value.

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