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Old October 24, 2019, 09:53   #22
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Nice, glad someone who knows more about these things got there first.

Originally Posted by Pete Mack View Post
Pretty common actually--I was guessing BOM too, but according to the notepad++ docs, the default encoding is supposed to apply only to new docs, not existing ones. In retrospect, I suspect what happened is that 'save as' is interpreted as a new doc.
In preferences, new document, encoding. the default is UTF-8 with a little tick box "Apply to open ANSI files" defaulting to on. Presumably if you hit save as it will save it in UTF-8.
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