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ADO CharSet Property

❮ Complete Stream Object Reference

The CharSet property sets or returns a value that specifies into which character-set the contents of the Stream are to be translated (when stored in the Stream objectís buffer). Default is "Unicode".

This property is used for converting data going into the Stream or coming out of the Stream. For example, if the Stream contains ISO-8859-1 data and that data is copied to a BSTR, the Stream object will convert the data to Unicode. The reverse is also true.

Note: This property is only used with text Stream objects (type is adTypeText).

Note: For an open Stream object, the current position must be at the beginning of the Stream (0) to set this property.



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