Issue 48268 - Saving an UTF-8 encoded could result in losing encoding
Summary: Saving an UTF-8 encoded could result in losing encoding
Alias: None
Product: Writer
Classification: Application
Component: code (show other issues)
Version: 680m97
Hardware: All All
: P3 Trivial (vote)
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: AOO issues mailing list
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Reported: 2005-04-27 12:58 UTC by frank.loehmann
Modified: 2013-08-07 14:38 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Issue Type: FEATURE
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Description frank.loehmann 2005-04-27 12:58:32 UTC
- create an UTF-8 encoded text document with OOo
- close the file
- drag & drop this file onto OOo from the file system
- Writer correctly decodes the txt file due to the byte order mark at the
beginning of the txt file. But if saved again (i.e. via CTRL+S) after changes
have been made, the UTF-8 encoding is lost. Writer has to set the encoding
correctly or has to show the encoding dialog on saving the file.
Comment 1 frank.loehmann 2005-04-27 13:00:43 UTC
change title
Comment 2 ulf.stroehler 2005-05-27 16:13:25 UTC
Additionally info: fl did a d'n'd from the win explorer to OO.o. Afterwards the
txt file obviously was saved in the desktop encoding which is probably win-1252
or something.

Not sure whether this is really a 'Defect' or an Enhancement.

US->AMA: pls. dispatch. Thx.
Comment 3 andreas.martens 2005-06-07 16:22:47 UTC
It's a good idea and a nice feature request but it's not the goal of a product
update OOo2.0.1 to make Writer a perfect editor for plain text files.
At the moment the encoding information got lost after opening a file. If you
save it without defining the wished encoding we use the default encoding.
We should think about it and see if we want to change this for a later OOo version.
Comment 4 bettina.haberer 2010-05-21 14:42:10 UTC
To grep the issues easier via "requirements" I put the issues currently lying on
my owner to the owner "requirements".