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Jun 272010

Wide character in print... warning in Perl


Assume you have a simple script that print out UTF-8 characters in your script.



my $foo = "Hello \x{4E2D} \x{570B}\n";   

print $foo;

When you run it, it will give out warnings...

Wide character in print at line 5.
Hello 中 國

To fix for the problem, add the line at the top of your program.

use encoding "utf-8";

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