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Input filenames containing non-ANSI characters?

Post by DFH » Tue Feb 26, 2019 2:49 am

TextPipe replaces each non-ANSI character of the input filename by U+FFFD REPLACEMENT CHARACTER.

This is most undesireable, especially for non-Roman scripts.

But even for accented ASCII letters it does this, so it's a critical limitation on it's capabilities.

Example: Input file:

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04  Niveroù Numbers.doc
became output file

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04  Nivero� Numbers.txt
Is there even a suggested workaround?

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Re: Input filenames containing non-ANSI characters?

Post by DataMystic Support » Mon May 06, 2019 1:51 pm

Hi David,

Is this with 10.7.2? We have worked to progressively remove any such limitations, so if you can provide an example of where it still lurks, we will take care of it.

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Re: Input filenames containing non-ANSI characters?

Post by DFH » Tue May 07, 2019 6:15 pm

Given the date I wrote the above, it's almost certainly 10.7.2

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Re: Input filenames containing non-ANSI characters?

Post by DataMystic Support » Tue May 07, 2019 10:30 pm

Can you please provide a sample filter?
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Re: Input filenames containing non-ANSI characters?

Post by DFH » Fri Jun 07, 2019 1:21 am

There's nothing special about my filter.

It only needs an input filename with (eg) accented letters to test it.

Any filter would do, even a null filter where the only change is to the output file extension.

And I'm sure that you can easily rename any suitable input file so that in Windows the filename contains an accented letter or two.

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Re: Input filenames containing non-ANSI characters?

Post by DataMystic Support » Tue Sep 17, 2019 7:51 pm

This issue is fixed in 10.9.
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