[Geany] Character set conversion

Enrico Tröger enrico.troeger at xxxxx
Mon May 29 13:13:59 UTC 2006

On Mon, 29 May 2006 13:59:49 +0200, Tim Tassonis <timtas at cubic.ch>

> Hi all

thanks for using Geany.

> I really would like to switch all my development work to geany, but 
> there seems to be one major problem: geany converts all my source
> files from latin1 to utf-8 when I save them. I have several projects
> where I absolutely cannot just switch everything to utf-8 and would
> really need the possibility to retain the latin1 character set.
> Maybe I missed something how this can be done, any enviromnent
> variable, command line options or config file setting?
No, you didn't. At the moment this is the way Geany handles character
sets. It is planned for 0.8 to have a better handling, so please be


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