This is a convenient way to override the current encoding of a string.

str_conv(string, encoding)

Arguments

string

String to re-encode.

encoding

Name of encoding. See stri_enc_list for a complete list.

Examples

# Example from encoding?stringi::stringi x <- rawToChar(as.raw(177)) x
#> [1] "\xb1"
str_conv(x, "ISO-8859-2") # Polish "a with ogonek"
#> [1] "ą"
str_conv(x, "ISO-8859-1") # Plus-minus
#> [1] "±"