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Public | Unicode characters in file and folder names will not appear in output
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Tristan wrote in ticket:

I am opening the ticket because I met the issue that some documents with Chinese characters can't show properly when I tried to run the save to disk function get the document list of certain folder.

Here's what I tested:

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Joe created this task.Jan 4 2019, 5:26 PM
Joe created this object in space S5 Public.
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Joe closed this task as Wontfix.Jan 15 2019, 11:50 AM

Directory Printer is ASCII through and through starting with the folder browser. Fixing this before a .NET rewrite isn't worth the effort. Time to break off and rewrite this thing.

Joe added a comment.Feb 28 2019, 8:13 PM

Chris wrote to support@karenware.com about Greek characters.

Joe triaged this task as Wishlist priority.Feb 28 2019, 8:14 PM
Joe reopened this task as Open.
Joe added a comment.Apr 14 2019, 10:49 AM

Contrary to what I used to believe, VB6 does store strings in full, wide character format -- so the file and folder names with special characters should be in there. The inability for the output to contain certain characters then depends on code-page dependencies? Notice here that Asian characters and Hebrew are excluded, but some special Latin-ish characters are displayed: