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Text Encoding Conversion

Text Encoding Conversion

Text Encoding Conversion

MouseOK   nanoCAD button – Utilities > Decode Text

MouseOK    Menu: File – Drawing Utilities >  Decoder DWG…

MouseOK    Document tab context menu: Utilities >  Decoder DWG

KeyboardOK Command line: TEXTDECODER

Text and named objects (blocks, layers, text and dimension styles, line types) encoding conversion.

The utility helps fix the problems when texts and object names are replaced by garbled symbols, characters or hieroglyphs associated with incorrect recognition of the text code page.

The command opens the Text Decoder dialog box.

 

Options

Select

Select from the list of drawing elements that contain named objects and texts. Named objects of the selected element are displayed in the section window.

Select all

Select all named objects displayed in the section window. A random selection of objects for conversion can be made by using Ctrl and Shift keys.

Decoding

Source encoding

Selection of supposed type of source encoding from the list.

Displayed as

Selection of supposed type of target encoding from the list.

Decoding modes

Manually

The mode of manual encoding selection.

Autodetect

Automatic encoding selection.

Decode

Start the decoding procedure.

Decoding output

Select all

Select all decoding results displayed in the section window. A random selection of objects for encoding conversion can be made by using Ctrl and Shift keys.

Apply

Apply all decoding results.

Apply to selected

Apply the conversion results to selected elements.

Encoding conversion procedure

     

1.    Open the Selection list, select the named object or text that requires conversion.

2.    Select the necessary from the elements displayed in the section window or click Select all button to select all elements.

3.    Set the decoding mode:

Manually:

·         Select the encoding type from the Source encoding list.

·         Select the encoding type from the Displayed as list.

Autodetect – the source and target encodings are selected automatically. The corresponding lists will be disabled.

4.    Click Decode.

Applying the decoding results

The decoding results are displayed in the section window after the separating characters ─>.

If conversion is made in the Autodetect mode, the list of decoding options becomes available for the element selected in the box.

When using Manually mode, the desired result can be achieved by changing types of source and target encodings.

     

1.    Select the elements with the correct decoding result in the section window.

2.    Click Apply to selected button.

3.    If all encoding conversion results are acceptable, click Select all button and Apply button.

 

 

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