International characters in file name not supported

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Support for filenames with international characters

Postby Ryrynz » Tue Oct 11, 2016 10:11 pm

Can you support loading of files names with international characters? I've always had an error while opening these files.
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Re: Support for filenames with international characters

Postby cday » Wed Oct 12, 2016 8:48 am

Ryrynz wrote:Can you support loading of files names with international characters? I've always had an error while opening these files.

XnView MP supports Unicode characters as does XnConvert for batch processing, but realistically it unlikely that support will ever be added to XnView Classic: if it could be added easily Pierre would likely have added it already...
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Re: Support for filenames with international characters

Postby Ryrynz » Sun Oct 30, 2016 12:23 am

Surely this isn't hard to implement. No other image application I've used has this issue.
For example I have a directory named スタッフ
And inside this is a file named 1.jpg.
If I try loading it I get Error opening file \????\1.jpg

Think I'll post it as a bug.
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International characters in file name not supported

Postby Ryrynz » Sun Oct 30, 2016 12:28 am

I have a directory named スタッフ and inside this is a file named 1.jpg.
If I try loading it I get Error opening file \????\1.jpg
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Re: International characters in file name not supported

Postby xnview » Sun Oct 30, 2016 1:22 pm

only XnViewMP has unicode support
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Re: Support for filenames with international characters

Postby cday » Sun Oct 30, 2016 3:15 pm

Ryrynz wrote:Surely this isn't hard to implement. No other image application I've used has this issue.
For example I have a directory named スタッフ
And inside this is a file named 1.jpg.
If I try loading it I get Error opening file \????\1.jpg

Think I'll post it as a bug.

Have you tried XnView MP?
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Re: International characters in file name not supported

Postby carmiz » Tue Nov 08, 2016 3:20 pm

I have the same problem with Hebrew folder name and Windows 10. Windows 7 had no issue.

Update: found the solution for Windows 10:
Change the default Language for non-Unicode programs to the desired language (Hebrew in my case).
Thanks.
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Re: International characters in file name not supported

Postby Suncatcher » Sat Nov 12, 2016 9:32 am

The same problem here:
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Re: International characters in file name not supported

Postby Suncatcher » Sat Nov 12, 2016 9:34 am

only XnViewMP has unicode support

Is it so much effort to add the support to regular version?
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Re: International characters in file name not supported

Postby XnTriq » Sat Nov 12, 2016 10:45 am

Suncatcher wrote:
only XnViewMP has unicode support

Is it so much effort to add the support to regular version?

Yes.

xnview (Smaller releases, please) wrote:For example, unicode is not possible without rewriting all code, text as language files too, ...
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