[oXygen-user] Oxygen Eclipse Editor Not Getting Correct Encoding

Sorin Ristache
Fri Jan 12 08:00:46 CST 2007

Sorry, the correct link for the manual page is:



Sorin Ristache wrote:
> Hello,
> You just have to associate the non-standard extension with the Oxygen 
> XML Editor in Window -> Preferences -> General -> Editors -> File 
> Associations and with the oXygen XML content type in Window -> 
> Preferences -> General -> Content Types -> Text -> XML -> oXygen XML as 
> described in the User Manual for the Eclipse plugin:
> http://projects.sync.ro/doc/ug-eclipse/common-problems.html
> If you associate the extension with oXygen Eclipse as described above 
> and the file does not have an encoding declaration in the document 
> prolog then oXygen applies the UTF-8 encoding by default. There was a 
> problem with the default encoding when it was not declared in the 
> document prolog but version 8.1 which will be released probably next 
> week will fix that, it will use UTF-8 by default.
> Regards,
> Sorin
> W. Eliot Kimber wrote:
>> Suggestion on the Eclipse plug-in docs: it would be helpful to mention 
>> that you may need to explicitly set the encoding for XML documents 
>> that have a non-standard extension and that are being reported as 
>> ASCII rather than UTF-8 by Eclipse.
>> It took me a while to figure this out (and I might never have if I 
>> didn't dimly remember being able to set the encoding in the package 
>> explorer).
>> Cheers,
>> Eliot
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