Bug report #16078

Wrong encoding in file open / save dialog

Added by marisn - about 7 years ago. Updated almost 5 years ago.

Affected QGIS version:2.18.2 Regression?:No
Operating System: Easy fix?:No
Pull Request or Patch supplied:No Resolution:end of life
Crashes QGIS or corrupts data:No Copied to github as #:23993


File open / save dialogs are using wrong encoding to list files and thus it is not possible to access non-Latin files and folders. This has been affecting QGIS for some time, I just have been lazy to report.

Gentoo Linux ~AMD64


QGIS versija 2.18.2
QGIS koda revīzija 7fe7a19
Kompilēts priekš Qt 4.8.7
Darbina ar Qt 4.8.7
Kompilēts priekš GDAL/OGR 2.0.3
Darbina ar GDAL/OGR 2.0.3
Kompilēts priekš GEOS 3.5.0-CAPI-1.9.0
Darbina ar GEOS 3.5.0-CAPI-1.9.0 r4084
PostgreSQL klienta versija 9.4.9
SpatiaLite versija 4.3.0
QWT versija 5.2.3
PROJ.4 versija 492
QScintilla2 versija 2.9.3
Šī QGIS kopija raksta atkļūdošanas informāciju.

QGIS_file_open_encoding.jpeg - On the left is QGIS dialog, on the right - KDE (Kate) (100 KB) marisn -, 2017-01-15 05:27 AM


#1 Updated by Giovanni Manghi almost 7 years ago

  • Easy fix? set to No
  • Regression? set to No

#2 Updated by Giovanni Manghi almost 5 years ago

  • Resolution set to end of life
  • Status changed from Open to Closed

End of life notice: QGIS 2.18 LTR


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