Bug report #8167
wrong encoding of vector layer opened from command-line or browser
|Affected QGIS version:||master||Regression?:||No|
|Operating System:||Easy fix?:||No|
|Pull Request or Patch supplied:||No||Resolution:|
|Crashes QGIS or corrupts data:||No||Copied to github as #:||16990|
This is an issue that Borys let me know. When I open shapefiles from command-line or browser, the encoding is set to the last used encoding. Then, if the ignore option is unchecked, I cannot change it to UTF-8. The same thing happens with KML files. There seems to be no problem with drag & drop.