Input filenames containing non-ANSI characters?

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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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Simon
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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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