Re: gedit - Saves only in UTF-8


> Is there an option to save text files created with Gedit in plain
> iso-8859-1 format (all 8 bits) instead of saving it in UTF-8. 

Yes, there is. Look the save page of the preferences dialog.

> I think there should be when one
> selects to save (or Save as) option and selects an encoding (atleast
> iso-8859-1 and utf-8).

Since gedit chose to use the bonobo-file-selector API, at the moment,
this feature cannot be implemented.
Probably that API should be deprecated and replaced with a new one
supporting encodings.


Paolo Maggi                      E-mail: maggi athena polito it
Dip. Automatica e Informatica    Tel.  : + 39 011 564 7078 
Politecnico di Torino            Fax   : + 39 011 564 7099

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