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convert a ebcidic string to a ebcidic byte array in

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I ahve String which i have formed in EBCIDIC format.Now This EBCIDIC string has to be converted to EBCIDIC Byte array.

For example

Dim temp1 as String={"&HF3", "&HB1", "&H1"}

Dim Ter1AZ() As Byte ={&HF3, &HB1, &H1}
Dec 27 '10 #1
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I am not aware of a native EBCIDIC encoding for VB. But since you are not trying to go from EBCIDIC to ASCII or something else you might try using one of the Unicode routines in System.text i.e

Dim someBytes as Byte()
someBytes= encoding.UTF8.getbyes(ebcidicString)
Dec 27 '10 #2

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