Unicode Issues When Writing to a CSV File

I need some guidance, please. I'm using the following code: import requests import bs4 import csv results = requests.get('http://grad-schools.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-graduate-schools/top-engineering-schools/eng-rankings?int=a74509') reqSou

Python coding unicode & lt; & gt; utf-8

So I am getting lost somewhere in converting unicode to utf-8. I am trying to define some JSON containing unicode characters, and writing them to file. When printing to the terminal the character is represented as '\u2606'. When having a look at the

Unicode category for commas and quotation marks

I have this helper function that gets rid of control characters in XML text: def remove_control_characters(s): #Remove control characters in XML text t = "" for ch in s: if unicodedata.category(ch)[0] == "C": t += " " if ch =

Popen.communicate () launches UnicodeDecodeError

I have this code: def __executeCommand(self, command: str, input: str = None) -> str: p = sub.Popen(command, stdout=sub.PIPE, stderr=sub.PIPE, stdin=sub.PIPE, universal_newlines=True) p.stdin.write(input) output, error = p.communicate() if (len(error

Convert a unicode list to a string list in python

I have this Unicode list list = [u'Hello\n', u'23456\n', u'45678\n',u'85963\n']. I want it to convert into the string list as below list1 = ['Hello','23456','45678','85963'] With minimal code.You can use str() and strip() in a list comprehension : >>

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The Python 3 documentation for isdigit says Return true if all characters in the string are digits and there is at least one character, false otherwise. Digits include decimal characters and digits that need special handling, such as the compatibilit

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I've been using some mappings in Vim to avoid having to switch keyboard layouts to type in diacritics in my language (Croatian). However, now I wanted to move these mappings "up" so that they're available globally. I tried using AutoHotkey for t

HTML parse special characters in Android

I have this simple problem: once I retrieve a mail text, sometimes it happens that Html.fromHtml cannot parse correctly the string. I'll give you an example. This is the HTML string: &#‪8211‬;&#‪8211‬;&#‪8211‬;&#‪8211‬;& It needs to be

PHP Explode with a Unicode character as separator

XPDFs pdftotext converts pdf to text and outputs it at command line level. If needed it inserts PageBreaks between the pages as specified in TextOutputDev.cc: eopLen = uMap->mapUnicode(0x0c, eop, sizeof(eop)); This Unicode symbol is encoding independ

Unicode printing in vim

I am working with text files that contain a lot of unicode characters (≼, ⊓, ⊔, ...). Vim displays them fine, but when I print they are replaced by a generic character. Gedit prints them without problem, but it's a bit of a pain to launch another edi

Java regex for Unicode support?

To match A to Z, we will use regex: [A-Za-z] How to allow regex to match utf8 characters entered by user? For example Chinese words like 环保部What you are looking for are Unicode properties. e.g. \p{L} is any kind of letter from any language So a regex

Finding a Unicode Character Set in JS

How can I find information about a Unicode character(e.g. character set it belongs to) in Java script ? E.g. 00e9 LATIN SMALL LETTER E WITH ACUTE 0bf2 TAMIL NUMBER ONE THOUSAND I am aware of a way to find details about a Unicode code point in python,

subprocess.Popen with a unicode path

I have a unicode filename that I would like to open. The following code: cmd = u'cmd /c "C:\\Pok\xe9mon.mp3"' cmd = cmd.encode('utf-8') subprocess.Popen(cmd) returns >>> 'C:\Pokיmon.mp3' is not recognized as an internal or external comm

UnicodeEncodeError when using the compile function

Using python 3.2 in Windows 7 I am getting the following in IDLE: >>compile('pass', r'c:\temp\工具\module1.py', 'exec') UnicodeEncodeError: 'mbcs' codec can't encode characters in position 0--1: invalid character Can anybody explain why the compile st

Find the WndProc address

How can I find the address of a WndProc (of a window of another process). Even if I inject a DLL and try to find it with either GetClassInfoEx() or GetWindowLong() or GetWindowLongPtr() I always get values like 0xffff08ed, which is definitely not an

Displaying Unicode Symbols in HTML

I want to simply display the tick (✔) and cross (✘) symbols in a HTML page but it shows up as either a box or goop âœ" - obviously something to do with the encoding. I have set the meta tag to show utf-8 but obviously I'm missing something. <meta

How to handle Unicode strings in a XeLaTeX document?

an earlier question led me to XeLaTex (it was about LaTeX and Unicode). So I've got now this document: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[cm-default]{fontspec} \usepackage{xunicode} \usepackage{xltxtra} \setmainfont[Mapping=tex-text]{Arial}

Fixed UTF8 encoding broken

I am in the process of fixing some bad UTF8 encoding. I am currently using PHP 5 and MySQL In my database I have a few instances of bad encodings that print like: î The database collation is utf8_general_ci PHP is using a proper UTF8 header Notepa

How to make Django slugify work properly with Unicode strings?

What can I do to prevent slugify filter from stripping out non-ASCII alphanumeric characters? (I'm using Django 1.0.2) cnprog.com has Chinese characters in question URLs, so I looked in their code. They are not using slugify in templates, instead the

The smallest Unicode encodings for different languages?

What are the typical average bytes-per-character rates for different unicode encodings in different languages? E.g. if I wanted the smallest number of bytes to encode some english text, then on average UTF-8 would be 1-byte per character and UTF-16 w

How do you echo a 4-digit Unicode character in Bash?

I'd like to add the Unicode skull and crossbones to my shell prompt (specifically the 'SKULL AND CROSSBONES' (U+2620)), but I can't figure out the magic incantation to make echo spit it, or any other, 4-digit Unicode character. Two-digit one's are ea