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Peter Reutemann fracpete@g...
Sat Apr 18 10:35:23 NZST 2009

>>> I tried following the instructions on that page, and was pleased to see
>>> that they worked.  The biggest problem I have is foreign characters ('é'
>>> for example) in the SRT file seem to get converted to UTF-8, so the
>>> video ends up having two weird characters taking the place of what
>>> should be there.  I found that using WINE Notepad seems to work just
>>> fine for foreign characters, so I guess I'll use that instead of Gedit.
>> Kate seems to support other encodings apart from UTF-8, like Windows'
>> Cp1252, as well:
>> That would give you at least a decent editor. ;-)
> Don't you be dissing Gedit ;). In the Save dialog box you can select the
> character encoding using the dropdown box at the bottom.

Personally, I neither use Gedit nor Kate. I'm a vi/vim/gvim guy. :-)

Cheers, Peter
Peter Reutemann, Dept. of Computer Science, University of Waikato, NZ           Ph. +64 (7) 858-5174

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