Hi,

In message "[ruby-talk:15582] how to get UTF representation of a string?"
    on 01/05/23, Tjabo Kloppenburg <tjabo / unix-ag.org> writes:

|I want to habe the UTF code of a String, "─­fel" for example. The first 
|char in the string is an german umlaut, 'A+e'.

First, make sure the target string really in UTF-8, then try "U*" template.

							matz.