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Re: BUG: TortoiseMerge automatically converts ANSI file to UTF8 w/o BOM

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Sep 2008 17:43:52 +0200

debose wrote:
> On Sep 9, 9:27 pm, Stefan Küng <tortoise..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> Sure, it you have utf8 encoded text, then the file is utf8 encoded.
>
> Seems like that build, incorrectly detects UTF8 w/o BOM. F.e. every
> file that contains ONLY ASCII(plain English, without locale-dependent
> symbols) is treated in TortoiseMerge as UTF8 CRLF, while in fact it is
> ANSI.
> And after editing in TortoiseMerge, it will become UTF8, which is not
> acceptable for me. =(

I added a registry key to set the default:
HKCU\Software\TortoiseMerge\UseUTF8
(DWORD value)

if set to 1, then TortoiseMerge will default to utf8 when loading files
which only have chars < 127 in it.

This was done in r13918.

Stefan

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Received on 2008-09-11 17:44:06 CEST

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