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VS2008 – How to save a file using a different codepage

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In Visual Studio 2008, you’ve multiple ways of setting or saving a file using a specific codepage.  I’ll just explain the easiest one…The way of the save options

Just follow these steps…

  1. In VS2008, open the source file for which you want the set the codepage
  2. Go to File > Advanced Save Options
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  4. Next, in the Advanced Save Options window that is prompted, select the codepage you want to use
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  5. Press Ok and save the source file again
  6. You’re done!
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Written by Michael

March 11, 2009 at 9:46 pm

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Windows Explorer pauses or stops working

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Hooking up the company laptop to my private network, always result in pausing (or crashing) Windows Explorer.  Apparently, the installed network drives are causing the problems.

Try the following to fix this (=delete the available network drivers from your system):

1. Start a command prompt

2. Type ‘net use * /d’.  Press ‘Y’ to confirm deletion

3. Fixed (in my case, the network drives are pushed)

Written by Michael

March 11, 2009 at 9:32 pm

Posted in Windows

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