DAISY Pipeline: The Character Set Switcher
The Character Set Switcher is necessary for a much used but somewhat dated authoring software called Sigtuna DAR 3. Whereas all newer authoring software represent text in utf-8, Sigtuna only ‘understands’ window-1252 (or any other language representation from the windows character set like Arabic, Russian, Chinese, Japanese)
Input required: a valid(!) DAISY 2.02 file set
Ctrl + N (or click: New Job Wizard)
choose=>Modify and Improve=>Multi-Format=>Character Set Switcher
Hit ‘Next’ and browse for the path to your *.ncc Input File and select a path for your changed file set.
NOTE: The ‘Browse’ function might be set to look only for *.xml files. Change that to be looking for all (*.*) files for the *.ncc to be visible!
There are Optional Parameters:
Output encoding: In the example above windows-1252 is inserted, if not set the output encoding will be the default utf-8.
Linebreaks : This is normally left as System default, but can be changed.
XML Validation Report: As a last item you can browse for the path where you would like to have that report.
Hit ‘Finish’ and run that job with Ctrl + F1
Please re-validate the result (see Transformation example one).
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