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Do text files store their encoding method for later decoding?

I was wondering if some text files store their encoding method along their text content for later decoding? Or is it the text viewer's job to guess the encoding method for a given text file, and the ...
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1answer
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Converting the encoding of a text file (Mac OS X) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I convert multiple files to UTF-8 encoding using *nix command line tools? Okay, now that I can detect the encoding, I know that my encoding is using ...
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1answer
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Determining the encoding of a file on Mac OS X?

How can determine the character encoding of plain text files (such as html) on Mac OS X?
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Linkedin Profile: How to add line breaks to your specialties section [closed]

How can we create line breaks in a way they are respected by linkedin? I'm using a Unix system (OSX). I found this answer but I think there has to be a way of doing it without running a LiveCD.
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1answer
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Can't see the Chinese characters in VIM

I find that when I type Chinese characters(encoded with utf-8) into VIM,I cannot see them at all while they do exist there.I can copy and paste them into other text editors and it seems everything is ...
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2answers
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Weird characters while merging text files

When i open the text file in windows the text looks fine. But when i use text miler merger software then it shows some weird chinese characters for that files. but i reads ok the files after. how ...