Notes on Reference Citations - Version 2.71, by Dr. Herong Yang
How to change default character encoding for Cyrillic
'Opening UTF-8 Text Files' tutorial was cited in the 'Technical forums > Windows operating systems' ProZ forum in 2010.
The Opening UTF-8 Text Files tutorial was cited in the "Technical forums > Windows operating systems" ProZ forum in 2010.
Subject: How to change default character encoding for Cyrillic Date: Jul 3, 2010 Author: Daniel Garcia Source: http://www.proz.com/forum/windows_operating_systems /174686-how_to_change_default_character_encoding_for_cyrillic.html Windows XP supports Unicode (and UTF-8) by default Windows XP is Unicode compliant by default. You don't need to install or enable anything to make it work with UTF-8 files. Did you try using the File-Open command from Notepad? (rather than double clicking). There you can choose UTF-8 as format, which should open the files corrctly. Here's a detailed ste-by-step procedure: http://www.herongyang.com/Unicode/Notepad-Open-UTF-8-Text-File.html Microsoft Word can do the same. You only need to activate the "Confirm conversions at Open" in Word and then Open the file as Encoded text. The MS Word Help should provide detailed steps. ...
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