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configuring-smoothie [2019/08/09 07:01]
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 <callout type="​danger"​ icon="​true"​ title="​ Notepad++">​ <callout type="​danger"​ icon="​true"​ title="​ Notepad++">​
  
-Do not use Notepad++ to edit the configuration file, it thinks it'​s ​smarter than everybody and modifies ​the file in invisible ways that can make it unreadable or confusing ​to Smoothie.+If you use Notepad++ to edit the configuration file, make sure you switch the file encoding to "​ANSI"​ (done with 2 clicks) - click "​Encoding"​ on the Menu bar then click "​ANSI"​. It'​s ​easy.  Otherwise, Notepad++ will change ​the encoding ​to UTF8 by default.
  
-Looking for a good simple text editor that runs under Windows and will edit Smoothie config files with no problems? Try https://​wiki.gnome.org/​Apps/​Gedit +Another ​good simple text editor that runs under Windows and will edit Smoothie config files with no problems ​is: https://​wiki.gnome.org/​Apps/​Gedit
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-In more detail : Notepad++ will change the encoding to UTF8 by default but you can force it to use ANSI and it will be fine.+
  
 ANSI and UTF8 are equivalent for a subset of characters but sometimes quotes and such can be replaced with Unicode variants. ANSI and UTF8 are equivalent for a subset of characters but sometimes quotes and such can be replaced with Unicode variants.