Re: Setting encoding in Kate
- Date: Wed, 06 Sep 2017 15:36:46 +0200
- From: René J.V. Bertin <rjvbertin@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Setting encoding in Kate
On Wednesday September 06 2017 16:16:16 Nikos Chantziaras wrote:
>Even worse, if I have that comment in the file and try to switch the
>encoding manually (from and to CP1252), then Kate corrupts the file by
>deleting the unrecognized "block" characters.
That might be an error in some underlying KF5 framework or even in Qt5.
Switching the encoding as you call it apparently triggers a conversion of the textfile, NOT just how the file's individual bytes are interpreted.