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🤨 How to change character code on Mac?

💎 I got sql file from friend who uses Windows

But I could not execute it on my Mac because of character error

Windows Mac
Shift JIS UTF-8

▼ Japanese characters are corrupted

INSERT INTO Shain(Id,CreateDate,Sei,Mei,Tel,Bikou) VALUES(1,'2010/07/23 12:19:45','ono1','shinichi1','1-a-1','備考AAAAAA1')
INSERT INTO Shain(Id,CreateDate,Sei,Mei,Tel,Bikou) VALUES(2,'2010/07/23 12:20:45','ono2','shinichi2','1-a-2','備考AAAAAA2')
INSERT INTO Shain(Id,CreateDate,Sei,Mei,Tel,Bikou) VALUES(3,'2010/07/23 12:21:45','ono3','shinichi3','1-a-3','備考AAAAAA3')
INSERT INTO Shain(Id,CreateDate,Sei,Mei,Tel,Bikou) VALUES(4,'2010/07/23 12:22:45','ono4','shinichi4','1-a-4','備考AAAAAA4')
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💎 How to resolve it?

install nkf

$ brew install nkf

// check file character code
$ nkf -g file.sql
Shift_JIS

// I wanna change to UTF-8
$ nkf -w --overwrite file.sql
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then resolved !

INSERT INTO Shain(Id,CreateDate,Sei,Mei,Tel,Bikou) VALUES(1,'2010/07/23 12:19:45','ono1','shinichi1','1-a-1','備考AAAAAA1')
INSERT INTO Shain(Id,CreateDate,Sei,Mei,Tel,Bikou) VALUES(2,'2010/07/23 12:20:45','ono2','shinichi2','1-a-2','備考AAAAAA2')
INSERT INTO Shain(Id,CreateDate,Sei,Mei,Tel,Bikou) VALUES(3,'2010/07/23 12:21:45','ono3','shinichi3','1-a-3','備考AAAAAA3')
INSERT INTO Shain(Id,CreateDate,Sei,Mei,Tel,Bikou) VALUES(4,'2010/07/23 12:22:45','ono4','shinichi4','1-a-4','備考AAAAAA4')
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Discussion (2)

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jmau111

Thanks for sharing I did not know this kanji code converter.

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Kaziu Author

You're welcome !