Bug report #9301

Impossible to open *.xls file from folder containing cyrillic

Added by dr - almost 9 years ago. Updated about 5 years ago.

Category:Data Provider/OGR
Affected QGIS version:master Regression?:No
Operating System:Windows Easy fix?:No
Pull Request or Patch supplied:No Resolution:up/downstream
Crashes QGIS or corrupts data:No Copied to github as #:17909


It is possible to open MS Excel (*.xls) file as vector layer in QGIS. But if create folder with name containing cyrillic symbol, e.g. "куку" and put *.xls file into and try to open it - QGIS throws an error.


#1 Updated by Even Rouault about 6 years ago

The issue is in the Freexl library that uses ANSI file API, and not unicode ones.

#2 Updated by Giovanni Manghi over 5 years ago

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

#3 Updated by Even Rouault about 5 years ago

  • Resolution set to up/downstream
  • Status changed from Open to Closed

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