What is the use of the native2ascii Tool?

You can use the native2ascii tool to convert files with native encoded characters to a file with Unicode encoded characters.

The syntax to use the native2ascii tool is:


native2ascii [options] [inputfile [outputfile]]

options: Refers to various options that you can use to pass information or configure the native2ascii tool.

inputfile: Refers to the file that contains native encoded characters.

outputfile: Represents the file that will contain the converted text.

Options of the native2ascii Tool


Option                        Description

-reverse                      Allows you to perform the reverse operation, which reverse the

                                      sense of the conversion.

-encoding                  encoding_name Specifies the encoding name that is used by

                                     the conversion procedure.

-Joption                      Allows you to pass configuration options to JVM.