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Make Epsilon use a different encoding.
When Epsilon reads or writes a file that uses Unicode characters, it
uses an encoding such as UTF-8 or UTF-16 to represent the file on
disk. This command sets the encoding Epsilon will use from now on for
the current buffer. Press "?" to see a list of known encodings.
Some encodings are special. The "raw" encoding makes Epsilon read a
file without doing any conversion. The "auto-detect" encoding makes
Epsilon determine the encoding as it reads the file, by looking for a
signature (byte order mark). Some encodings like UTF-8 have
"-No-Sig" variants that omit the signature when writing.
To read a file into a new buffer using specific encoding, use a
numeric prefix argument with a file-reading command like
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