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ENCGUESS(1)                      Perl Programmers Reference Guide                     ENCGUESS(1)

NAME
       encguess - guess character encodings of files

VERSION
       $Id: encguess,v 0.1 2015/02/05 10:34:19 dankogai Exp $

SYNOPSIS
         encguess [switches] filename...

   SWITCHES
       -h
         show this message and exit.

       -s
         specify a list of "suspect encoding types" to test, seperated by either ":" or ","

       -S
         output a list of all acceptable encoding types that can be used with the -s param

       -u
         suppress display of unidentified types

   EXAMPLES:
       · Guess encoding of a file named "test.txt", using only the default suspect types.

            encguess test.txt

       · Guess the encoding type of a file named "test.txt", using the suspect types
         "euc-jp,shiftjis,7bit-jis".

            encguess -s euc-jp,shiftjis,7bit-jis test.txt
            encguess -s euc-jp:shiftjis:7bit-jis test.txt

       · Guess the encoding type of several files, do not display results for unidentified files.

            encguess -us euc-jp,shiftjis,7bit-jis test*.txt

DESCRIPTION
       The encoding identification is done by checking one encoding type at a time until all but
       the right type are eliminated. The set of encoding types to try is defined by the -s
       parameter and defaults to ascii, utf8 and UTF-16/32 with BOM. This can be overridden by
       passing one or more encoding types via the -s parameter. If you need to pass in multiple
       suspect encoding types, use a quoted string with the a space separating each value.

SEE ALSO
       Encode::Guess, Encode::Detect

LICENSE AND COPYRIGHT
       Copyright 2015 Michael LaGrasta and Dan Kogai.

       This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of
       the the Artistic License (2.0). You may obtain a copy of the full license at:

       

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