[PD] textfile strangeness

timon timon at sosolimited.com
Sat Oct 28 17:53:57 CEST 2006


I can generate and save my file from textedit (OSX) as UTF-8. Now it  
loads like a dream, all characters in place.


On 28 Oct 2006, at 15:24, Thomas Mayer wrote:

> timon wrote:
>> Hi, Im a bit confused by the texfile object. When I read from a
>> textfile, characters outside the ascii standard seems not to be
>> supported (replaced by the square). But I can write a textfile, or at
>> least send those characters outside of ascii standard to the text
>> object. And here is the strangeness, the written text file contains
>> totally messed up character maps (ç is placed as Á etc.). Any  
>> reason for
>> this?
> This sounds like Pd is writing files as utf-8 while your editor uses
> some other character encoding like iso-8859-1.
> cu Thomas
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