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Text Encoding default to Unicode

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I want the Text Encoding default to Unicode, not Western. Such that I don't have to change the Text Encoding to Unicode each time I open the file.

I want the Text Encoding default to Unicode, not Western. Such that I don't have to change the Text Encoding to Unicode each time I open the file.

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Mouse to top of page and Right Click in blank area and Click Menu Bar. Reverse to Close it.

Go to View --> Text Encoding and change to what you wish.

Please let us know if this solved your issue or if need further assistance.

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I know View --> Text Encoding, but I don't want to do this action each time. I want the default to be Unicode, not Western.

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Yes, that is a big issue when opening a text file. If those are your own files then a workaround is to save the file with a UTF-8 BOM (byte order mark) in the editor.

  • bug 1071816 - Support loading BOMless UTF-8 text/plain files from file: URLs

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