[Lazarus] Feature Request: Insert {codepage UTF8} per default

Juha Manninen juha.manninen62 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 30 13:06:28 CEST 2016

On Wed, Mar 30, 2016 at 1:03 PM, Bart <bartjunk64 at gmail.com> wrote:
> The IDE at least runs fine (in my locale on Windows) with -FcUTF8.

Lazarus IDE does not have string constants beyond 7-bit ASCII.
Encoding does not matter obviously.

> (I have it there because I build all my projects with this define,
> because almost all of them contain some strings with diacritics)

Do your files have UTF-8 encoding? It is a necessity for the Unicode
system to work.
Any valid UTF-8 string should work, including diacritics.

> Curious though: in what scenario's does it fail?

See the forum link I gave earlier.


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