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Converting from unicode to utf-8

Hi all,


I have a task - need to convert data in string variable with specific symbols to string variable in utf-8.

I have:


Need to be converted to:


I have checked and tried to find similar problems in internet, but without success.

Is there there a function or a way to achieve that?


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Re: Converting from unicode to utf-8

Hi @Igors,


It seems that there is no available function can be used to convert a string variable with specific symbols to string variable in utf-8.

If you need this feature, please consider submitting your idea on Flow Ideas Forum:


Best regards,

Mabel Mao

Community Support Team _ Mabel Mao
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Re: Converting from unicode to utf-8

Hi @v-yamao-msft,


Thanks for clarification on existing function.


So maybe there is a nice workaround on how to solve this task?

My idea was to go thrue each symbol, compare if it is "special" (luckily there are only 11 possible cases) and replace with proper one. But then I have problem on - how to get array from string, where each string element is a separate array ellement.

I have:


I want:

[a], [b], [c], [d], [e]

Any ideas?

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