Re: txt encoding conversion
From: Sybren Stuvel (sybrenUSE_at_YOURthirdtower.com.imagination)
Date: Tue, 18 Oct 2005 21:00:14 +0200
alejo enlightened us with:
> I just write אטלעש, I don't use \`a etc. This is allowed, I just
> have to import the right package this way:
Encode your files to Latin1, and they will be accepted by LaTeX just
fine. I just ran a test, and it works.
> I might use any editor that would let me do it: nedit, gedit, kate,
I always use GVim
> using "file" on a txt file I just get "ASCII text", whatever the
> encoding is. I saw the programmes let me know which encoding I might
> use before saving, but I'd like to know the encoding of a txt file
> that already exists.
Open it in GVim or Vim, and type ':set fileencoding'.
> so I just have to change the "UTF-8" LANG variable, then.
I never said that.
> Just in case, what is the code for iso8859-1?
I don't know, I never use it. Google a bit and you'll find it.
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