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opening a csv file gives chinese signs

asked 2016-08-19 15:55:55 +0100

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updated 2016-08-19 16:01:45 +0100

when opening a csv file LO-calc opens with chinese texts. If I open the csv with a text editor (leafpad) a normal readable text appears. I use LO in Ubuntu. What am I doing wrong?

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answered 2016-08-19 16:22:22 +0100

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make sure to select the proper character encoding when opening the file. (UTF-8 vs UTF-16 vs other specific encodings)

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