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    Unicode?

    I'm not at all clear on capability / reasoning for choosing ANSI, UTF-8, or UTF-16 for editing. Several editors handle them all, so why not just always use one or the other?

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    A nice education, Joe. Learning all the time. I keep close by, a list of all the Alt+xxxx characters, being bilingual has its drawbacks.
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    Thanks Joe

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    Quote Originally Posted by CWBillow View Post
    why not just always use one or the other?
    Why indeed. I looked into this 6-7 years ago from the POV of having my English language output clearly readable by the widest range of devices and software, and settled on UTF-8 for everything. No problems so far.
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