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Loads the iconv library.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Plugin 10.4 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "Plugin.LoadIconvLibrary"; Path )   More


Parameter Description Example
Path The path to the library. "/usr/lib/libiconv.dylib"


Returns OK or error.


Loads the iconv library.
Some plugin parts like Archive functions can make use of libiconv for text encoding conversion.
If you explicitly need, you can load the library on start of solution.

MBS Plugin may try to load iconv.dll/dylib/so automatically when first iconv function is called.

You can find a precompiled Windows library here:


Load library on Windows:

MBS( "Plugin.LoadIconvLibrary"; "C:\Users\Christian\Desktop\libiconv2.dll" )

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This function is free to use.

Created 9th September 2020, last changed 22nd January 2021

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