2018.1 mucks up CGA with umlauts when copying the file.

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02-15-2019 06:24 AM
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When I copy a *.cga file in CE and open it, every umlaut inside it breaks. For example, "ü" turns into "ü". Copying the file in Windows and opening it with a text editor displays the proper characters, however CE still shows them wrong. I can however copy the file in CE, then manually copy and paste the text from the old file. The encoding is always UTF-8.

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CherylLau
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I can't reproduce it.

I assume you created the original cga file in CityEngine, and the umlaut is in a comment or string value (since rules and attributes can't have umlauts).

How did you perform the copy?  I did a Ctrl-C, Ctrl-V on the file in the Navigator, and the characters with umlauts are ok for me when I open the copy.

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I can't now either, though I can't remember where exactly the text came from. I usually create the cga file in CE and paste code from NP++, PyCharm or Excel. The problem solved itself, or some java / windows update did it, I guess. Thanks for checking!

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