Umlauts etc. lost from .txt files after import
Thread poster: Marketing-Lang.
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Feb 20, 2015

Dear all,
I have imported text files into Studio 2014 for translation DE>EN. But in the source text, the Umlauts and other special characters are corrupted! E.g. "Ãœberblick" instead of "Überblick".

The text files are coded as UTF-8 without BOM, and the Studio BOM setting for text files is set to "don't add if not originally present"

I have experimented with this setting, but nothing changed.

Any help appreciated!

-Mike-

P.S. Sorry if this has been discussed elsewhere - my searches turned nothing up.


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FarkasAndras
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Odd Feb 20, 2015

That is odd. I would try adding a BOM to the files or saving them as some flavour of UCS-2/UTF-16. Of course if you have many files that would be tedious.

[Edited at 2015-02-20 13:28 GMT]


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Marketing-Lang.  Identity Verified
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tedious? Yes, very... Feb 20, 2015

...I have hundreds of the little critters...

I did try the Studio option of inserting a BOM, but it made no difference.
-M-

[Edited at 2015-02-20 14:37 GMT]

okay, so I just tried adding the BOM manually and it DID work! So thanks for the tip! But what now :-/

[Edited at 2015-02-20 14:42 GMT]


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