Setting encoding in Kate

René J.V. Bertin rjvbertin at
Wed Sep 6 14:36:46 BST 2017

On Wednesday September 06 2017 16:16:16 Nikos Chantziaras wrote:

>Even worse, if I have that comment in the file and try to switch the 
>encoding manually (from and to CP1252), then Kate corrupts the file by 
>deleting the unrecognized "block" characters.

That might be an error in some underlying KF5 framework or even in Qt5.

Switching the encoding as you call it apparently triggers a conversion of the textfile, NOT just how the file's individual bytes are interpreted.


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