- TextEdit won't open a plain text file after writing to it with write cmd
Re: TextEdit won't open a plain text file after writing to it with write cmd
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I did that too, I tried every encoding that write cmd provide as a value of its as parameter. When I use "class utf8" I get an error.
On Sat, Jun 16, 2018 at 2:25 AM Shane Stanley <sstanley@...
On 16 Jun 2018, at 4:30 am, Ilya Shebalin <iljashebalin2@...> wrote:
> IIf the file exists and all the statements beyond "else" clause are executed then TextEdit gives a warning of a wrong encoding ("The document "theFile.txt" could not be opened. Text encoding Unicode (UTF-8) isn’t applicable.") and refuses to open the file.
You need to save the file as UTF-8 -- at the moment you're saving it in MacRoman. Change this:
> write theText to FileID
write theText to FileID as «class utf8»
Shane Stanley <sstanley@...>
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