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Hi there...

I am being asked to rewrite a program written by someone else in vb.net. In the program a number of string values are being stored into disk as follows:

VB
S2 = O.ToString
              FileSystem.FilePut(FileNumber, S2.Length)
              FileSystem.FilePut(FileNumber, S2)


It seems that the programmer used the same VB6 style in .net, he did not take windows coding into account. Unfortunately I could not find a way to get in touch with the programmer and understand what did he do there.

So, i checked some old files that generated using that program, and tried to restore them, for English text, the data are restored perfectly, while for Arabic text, I got question marks.

My guess is that I am using a code page that is different from the one the data has been stored in. So, the question is: what is the default code page used in vb.net?

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[no name] 24-Jul-13 19:53pm
   
you say you quest ion is Default coding for strings in VB.net not what is the default code page used in vb.net?

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