2. Unicode should display correctly in a #text member. Perhaps not in the message window, I don't recall testing it.
3. FileIO can handle any character set. You have to provide it with encoding details when reading a file — see FileIO.setCharSet(strCharSet). Alternatively, use the aforementioned PRegEx xtra to read/write files (it's bulky, but I find it easier that FileIO)
Thanks for the help. I will try your suggestions.
FWIW I just tested it, and the message window can't display unicode text. However #script, #text and #field members can