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bug #45688: Select a file encoding type in the GUI editor

Submitter:  Emmanuel Goua de Baix <egouadeb>
Submitted:  Tue 04 Aug 2015 09:28:30 AM UTC
Category:  GUI Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Feature Request
Status:  Fixed Assigned to:  ttl
Originator Name:  Open/Closed:  * Closed
Release:  * 4.0.0 Operating System:  * Any
Fixed Release:  None Planned Release:  None
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Sat 30 Jan 2016 10:53:54 PM UTC, comment #4: 

stores the most recently used files together with the related encoding. Closing the report.

Torsten Lilge <ttl>
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Fri 04 Dec 2015 09:56:18 PM UTC, comment #3: 

Next changeset regarding file encoding is
which stores the encodings together with each file of the last editor session in order to correctly load the file at next startup.

The next changeset will focus on storing the encodings of the files in the mru list.

Torsten Lilge <ttl>
Group Member
Thu 03 Dec 2015 10:15:07 PM UTC, comment #2: 

provides the possibility to select an encoding when opening a file. After some reading I am reluctant regarding an automatic detection since this is mostly guessing.

Torsten Lilge <ttl>
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Sun 29 Nov 2015 09:39:13 AM UTC, comment #1: 

allows to select an encoding during save-file-as and displays the current encoding in the status bar. I am leaving the bug report open since further changesets for encoding detection (guessing) and for changing the encoding without save-file-as are in work.

Torsten Lilge <ttl>
Group Member
Tue 04 Aug 2015 09:28:30 AM UTC, original submission:  

As pointed out in "GUI Editor should use ANSI text encoding under Windows" there may be file encoding issues.

Rather than force a specific encoding, I have a better suggestion : the GUI editor should give the user the choice of encoding as it done on Geany (and many other editor I guess ...). The current encoding should also appear (for exemple in status bar).

Besides, it would be a feature that Matlab does not seem to offer !

Emmanuel Goua de Baix <egouadeb>


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    2016-01-30 ttl StatusReady For Test Fixed
        Open/ClosedOpen Closed
    2015-11-29 ttl StatusNone Ready For Test
        Assigned toNone ttl

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