Interesting Edmund. I'll have them try that.

I don't know if it is related but I notice that when I copy/paste from the Mac version of RDi to a regular text fine or browser window, all the text is always double-spaced. Does everyone get that?



On Feb 24, 2020, at 2:44 PM, Edmund Reinhardt <edmund.reinhardt@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Just a thought Jon
In Preferences>Remote Systems>Files you can set a file to be binary
instead of text and then nothing should mess with the line endings.
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From: Tools/400 <thomas.raddatz@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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Subject: [EXTERNAL] Re: [WDSCI-L] End-of-line in text files
Date: Mon, Feb 24, 2020 2:25 PM

Sorry Jon, I must have missed that sentence. Beside that I have no idea
why the linefeed characters are changed by RDi.

> Also the preference says "... for new files ... " so it shouldn't
> have any impact anyway should it?

Correct.

What editor does your client use? Lpex, Text, Html? If it is not the
Lpex editor I would enable "Show whitespace characters" on "Preferences
- General - Editors -Text Editors". Maybe that helps to figure out when
the line feed characters are changed (loading, editing or saving).

Thomas.

Am 24.02.2020 um 19:01 schrieb Jon Paris:
Thanks Thomas but as I said in my post "... the only preference I can
find (General -> Workspace) that is related says to use the Windows
default for new files." So the user already has Windows set.

Also the preference says "... for new files ... " so it shouldn't
have any impact anyway should it?



On Feb 24, 2020, at 12:56 PM, Tools/400 <thomas.raddatz@xxxxxxxxxxx>
wrote:

Hi Jon,

Let the client check his workspace preferences in RDi on page
"Preferences - General - Workspace". Most likely the client selected
"Unix" for the "New text file line delimiter".

Unix uses LF whereas Windows uses CRLF. Notepad does not understand
LF. Notepad++ understands both settings.

Regards,

Thomas.

Am 24.02.2020 um 18:09 schrieb Jon Paris:
Client reported a situation to me today that I have not encountered
before.
They have a number of HTML templates in the IFS that were
created/maintained by a combination of Notepad and Notepad++
These files have a code page of 1252 (Windows basic).
Client has just started using RDi and when they opened an HTML file
it worked fine. They edited the file and saved it back to the IFS.
Later they needed to use Notepad to edit the file, but it now just
shows up as one huge line. If they use Notepad++ it looks normal.
Due to the nature of their work they are forced to use Notepad on
some customer systems and this creates a barrier to them using RDi.
I know that Win 10 has recently fixed the issue in that it now
recognizes multiple line end combinations (as does Notepad++).
What I don't understand is why RDi is apparently changing the line
end characters during edit - particularly since the only preference I
can find (General -> Workspace) that is related says to use the Windows
default for new files.
Anyone seen this or have any idea why it happens and how to prevent
it?
Jon Paris

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