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How to change LibreOffice default text encoding?

I want to change the default text encoding used by LibreOffice when saving a document as a Text document. Where can I find this setting? I want it to be UTF-8 WITHOUT the BOM, which I believe is ...
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Is there a double caret sign?

Basically, is there a rotated right/left version of 《 》, such that the symbol would be pointing upward and not sideways. It's for a visualization project and I tried the "^" sign but it's too narrow ...
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in notepad++ the encoding of a file is set to UTF-8 but the encoding is actually ASCII

I need some text files to be encoded as UTF-8 text files when I use them with Notepad++. However, sometimes I have UTF-8 selected as the encoding in Notepad++, but the file is actually in ASCII. I ...
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Excel reconcile encodings

This question is more tricky than other questions related to encodings The story is, a csv was exported without the utf8 BOM, and opened in Excel. The data was not recognized as utf8, and accents ...
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notepad++ don't show the right character despite the right encoding

My UTF8.txt file display all other Unicode characters fine but not the x̄, it show instead a"x" and it's top dash "-"on the right (and not above the x). (When I copy past this x- from np++ to chrome ...
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How to render invisible chars in a text area?

Assuming this is not a text renderer limitation, and that a font can opt to show those chars, I would like to have things like u2028 (LS - Line Separator) and u2029 (PS - Paragraph Separator) rendered ...
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Default character encoding for Excel Text Wizard?

A large part of my job is to run an SQL query, save the results as a UFT-8 encoded csv file then import it into Excel for further manipulation and distribution. When I import the csv file into Excel ...
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SSHing gives me UTF-8, but using 'ssh -t' does not

I'm accessing my desktop machine using SSH to connect to a Screen session. If do this: ssh -p 12345 111.11.111.111 screen -r "Jelly" I have UTF-8 support working fine. However, if I do this: ssh -...
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What is the difference in Windows CMD and PowerShell redirection and text Encoding?

Granted, this is not a great title, but to be honest I was unsure how to word the question without posting an essay as the question. This description should add some flesh. Problem: I have a Python ...
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How to convert Hebrew ID3/metadata tags from CP1255 to UTF-8?

I have numerous MP3 (and perhaps files in other audio formats) whose meta-data tags (ID3v1 and/or ID3v2 for the case of MP3) include Hebrew characters in CP1255 charset (or ISO-8859-8i, essentially ...
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Surrogate character to visualize a space like ̺ this, but without combining?

I'm looking for a character in Unicode like this (in black): The problem with COM­BI­NING INVERTED BRID­GE BELOW (code point U+033A, \xCC\xBA in UTF-8) is that it must be combined with another ...
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How run Teamcity buildAgent with UTF-8 by default encoding on Windows 10

When I started buildagent on Windows 10, it uses the system default encoding, which I can manage by control panel Regional and Language Options. How can I setup buildagent to use UTF-8 by default?
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Set Locales on Ubuntu

Greetings: I want to set locales in Ubuntu. It currently has en_US.UTF-8 and I want to change it to es_ES.ISO-8859-1. I added the locale by entering the command sudo locale-gen "es_ES.ISO-8859-1" ...
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Send UTF-8 characters to Ubuntu over SSH via Windows CMD.exe

I'm on Windows, using cmd.exe and ssh (installed with Git for Windows) to connect to an Ubuntu box. I want to issue a command with a UTF-8 character in the name, e.g. mid3v2 -t "Hamārā" my.mp3 Is ...
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UTF-8 not recognized in SQL batch process through Putty

I have an .sql file with a few simple "Insert into" SQL commands that are being inserted into a table called Künstler. insert into Künstler (name) values ('Mariah Carey'); insert into Künstler (name) ...
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How to make wevtutil tool return results in UTF-8 format?

I'm writing a script that requires me to look up a specific event in the Windows Event Log using wevtutil tool. The command line goes as such: wevtutil qe System /q:"*[System[Provider[@Name='...
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charset=iso-8859-2 webpage displays with UTF-8 header - question marks (�) instead of accented letters

I have a webserver administration question. In this website: http://www.mirkaphoto.hu/ All PHP generated pages contain the following line: <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; ...
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Non-latin letters shown bold in console when using ter-v16n font

I have to show various UTF-8 characters in my CentOS terminal and I'm playing with Terminus console fonts. If I'm using ter-u16n font I get properly drawn Cyrillic characters but available character ...
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Differences between en_US.utf8 and en_US.UTF-8?

I've had a terrible time getting zsh to play nicely with Debian Jessie, and I've come to the conclusion that my issues all stem from my system's locale. Running locale, I see LANG=en_US.utf8 LANGUAGE=...
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Issues with windows command line using utf-8 code page

In my application, I'm reading the properties file(UTF-8 encoded) containing Chinese characters and printing them on the Windows command line. But,for some reason the the messages are not getting ...
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awk character differences when using if

I have an input file with this line(user data/columns stripped out) and several thousand more. The xCE is an unconverted hex value from the clients file. 412640 xCE When I run it thru this awk ...
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Regexp engine misbehaves in Atom

I'm trying to remove all lines starting with whitespace characters from a big text file using Atom. The regular expression I use is ^[\s]+.*$. The problem is, it selects not only lines starting with ...
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Notepad++ replacing xf6 to the original character

I open up my XML file (encoded as UTF-8 format) and it shows certain characters (öäü) as a black box including hexa number (xf6). Is there any way to convert the characters to original and keep the ...
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How to untar file with UTF-8 special characters in Windows

I want extract a TAR file with special characters UTF-8 and when open it with WinRAR and PeaZip show filename like mark question and when extract it with WinRAR and 7-Zip file name change to ...
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How do I convert UTF-8 special characters in Bash?

I am writing on a script that extracts and saves JPEG-attachements from emails and passes them to imagemagick. However, I am living in Germany and special characters in email text/subject as "ö", "ä", ...
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Access Images Name in UTF8 format in Linux

How can I access images in UTF8 Format in Linux web Server Ex: الفضاء.jpg (Arabic) www.example.com/الفضاء.jpg //NOT FOUND I can access it if its in Engish (after renaming to English) www.example....
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Safari won't open a URL with special utf8 characters over https, but http works fine

My https switch is almost complete. Everything works flawlessly on every browser except Safari (both iOS and OSX). Some URLs contain Polish characters, such as żźćąłóń. Apparently in some cases ...
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email Encoding for russian mails

I have Exchange 2010 and for email control Flow , we are using Code-two pro tool and i have done all of these steps to make the Correct encoding mentioned in this Link. http://www.codetwo.com/kb/3-...
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How to export a spreadsheet to a UTF-8 .csv from Excel 2016 on mac?

Hoping you can help me out with this one... For my work, I've been assisting a DBA for the last few weeks and we've now been given the task of uploading a very large spreadsheet which has several ...
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UTF-8 File is not showing Chinese characters in Excel

I am creating a CSV file with UTF-8 encoding. It displays the Chinese characters properly if I open it using Notepad++. It displays the Chinese characters properly if I open it using Notepad. But, ...
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What languages does the character encoding UTF-8 support?

What written and speak-able languages does UTF-8 support? How many languages does the UTF-8 support? Almost Duplicate(closed): What languages does the encoding UTF-8 spport?
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Apache web server REALLY doesn't seem to like utf-8

This is really annoying me so I hope somebody here can tell me what I'm doing wrong. I've been running an Apache web server on my Windows 7 laptop for a while, now, to test some programming I've been ...
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Login to FTP using Windows Explorer with @ in username

I need to setup a connection to an FTP server, but there are a couple caveats. I CANNOT use 3rd party software (period). it has to be done in Windows Explorer. The other caveat is that there is an @ ...
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Unicode and MS DOS sessions

Considering UTF-8 + Windows CMD nightmare... After reading this question, are these solutions only partial ? Is there a way to set globally the character set/encoding in a cmd environment? It seems ...
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UTF8 Angle brackets up and down?

I'm looking for angle brackets which point up and down as UTF-8 characters. Just for clarification: I need two characters, an angle bracket pointing up and one pointing down.
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urxvt: Inconsistent behaviour re: unicode display

I am using i3 as my window manager. When I open terminal using the default shortcut key, the resulting urxvt cannot display unicode chars. But when I open using urxvt or urxvt -ls, it can. I've ...
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MySQL csv excel greek characters

I developed an application using Bottle web framework and Python, to import some data into MySQL database. Most of the data where in Greek characters. On my application side, i didn't any further ...
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Change default encoding of Excel to UTF-8?

I am using a variety of tools to regularly prepare data for the web. One stage requires me to open a CSV in Excel, make changes and save the file. Is there a way to force Excel to accept UTF-8 ...
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What is a simple way to prepend a UTF-8 character to a text file using cmd?

Something like: echo \ufeff > output.csv type input.csv >> output.csv Where \ufeff is the UTF-8 BOM, and input.csv is a UTF-8 text file. How do I indicate a UTF-8 character in cmd?
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Create new file in WinSCP with UTF-8 without BOM encoding

I'm using WinSCP in order to work via SFTP with a remote server running a Linux distro. I'm also using Notepad++ (latest version) as my text editor (when editing a remote file). When I use WinSCP to ...
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Can't convert encoding from us-ascii to utf-8. What am screwing up?

I'm trying to debug garbage characters that my webpages are rendering in foreign languages. I want my createpage.php in utf-8. me@host:/www/webroot$ file -bi createpage.php text/x-php; charset=us-...
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Unicode in tty?

I have to view a log file on Debian server which is written in Persian by a third party software. Is this possible to have UTF-8 + Unicode support in tty? I'm looking for solutions based on emacs or ...
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Force UTF-8 on every document opened in Notepad++

I want every document that I create or open in Notepad++ to always (no matter what) be encoded in UTF-8. It seems, that either I'm missing something or this is not possible. In Settings > ...
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Accented character issue

I have a bunch of websites encoded in UTF-8. They contain accents and those weird n's with the squiggles over them and all kinds of fun stuff. When I try and open them in any text editor, even ...
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Can't set locale to en_US.UTF-8, but locale -a says it's available. No root

I'm trying to use powerline symbols in gvim. Part of that requires that I set my locale to UTF-8. export LANG=en_US.UTF-8 Afterwards I see the following errors. For gvim: bash-4.1$ /usr/bin/gvim ...
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how do you make emacs-w32 display utf-8 characters?

I have used emacs as my primary editor for a while. Since I now have a windows dependency at work I tried installing emacs-w32. I am having problems making it display utf-8 characters correctly. The ...
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ls cannot display utf8 encoded file name correctly when ssh-ing to an OS X machine

The problem I'm trying to resolve here is that, in the terminal of an ssh session to an OS X machine, the output of the ls command cannot display utf8 encoded Chinese characters in file names ...
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File names garbled in rar archive, possibly double utf8 encoded? Can't figure out how to reverse

I'm trying to restore the uploads folder of a wordpress installation. The folder went through some combination of ftp or sftp transfer and got compressed by rar. (I don't know the exact process, it ...
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MS Excel: save spreadsheet to tab-separated with UNIX end of lines and UTF-8?

I have a tab-separated text file with a table that has UNIX end-of-line characters (i.e. \n) and UTF-8 encoding. I can open it in MS Excel 2010 without major problems using Data → Import and selecting ...
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Compatibility between Mac and PC Microsoft Office database

In my new job, we used a mailing service (tralix), and I have to upload a database, my boss had taught me hers way, (I'm working on Mac): I have to go to PC and open excel (she gave me the DB), and "...