What code page are your files Don ?



On Feb 24, 2020, at 5:46 PM, Don Brown via WDSCI-L <wdsci-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

When I connect using SFTP in WINSCP I can use what ever editor

Edit
Internal Editor
Notepad
Notepad++
Edit with
Configure

Cheers

Don






From: "Jon Paris" <jon.paris@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "Rational Developer for IBM i / Websphere Development Studio
Client for System i & iSeries" <wdsci-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 25/02/2020 08:41 AM
Subject: Re: [WDSCI-L] End-of-line in text files
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I think they just use a mapped drive Don.

I think that's the only thing that would work for Notepad isn't it?



On Feb 24, 2020, at 5:14 PM, Don Brown via WDSCI-L
<wdsci-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Jon

Just out of curiosity how are they connecting to the IFS when using
notepad ?

I found a difference when using WINSCP between SFTP and FTP.

SFTP solved my problem

Cheers

Don






From: "Jon Paris" <jon.paris@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "Rational Developer for IBM i / Websphere Development Studio
Client for System i & iSeries" <wdsci-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 25/02/2020 03:09 AM
Subject: [WDSCI-L] End-of-line in text files
Sent by: "WDSCI-L" <wdsci-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>



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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