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I need to write to a file that uses UTF-8 without BOM encoding. According to the FileOpen instructions, I need to open the file i'm writing to using file mode 258 (2+256). Something like:

$fileO = FileOpen("Newfile.txt", 258)

When I open the output file in Notepad++, it shows the encoding as ANSI.

As a test, I tried using the FileOpen command with UTF-8 encoding with BOM (2+128). When i opened that output file in Notepad++, the file shows the proper encoding (UTF-8 with BOM).

Has anyone else experienced this, and can you tell me how to get the UTF-8 without BOM encoding to work correctly?


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UTF8 without BOM is an ASCII file, it's up to the program reading it to determine if it's UTF8 or ASCII at that point.

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