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It really confuses me how Notepad, the crappy Windows application, has this feature and yet Notepad++, the amazingly useful third party alternative, doesn't.

Also, because I know people are going to misinterpret my question - I am not asking how to change the default character encoding. I already know how to do this. I am specifically asking if there is an option or addon to add it to the save dialogue, similar to the way Notepad does.


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I know this is not specifically helpful, but UltraEdit does have this feature. –  Debra Oct 1 '13 at 6:37

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