[GRASS-user] Multiple character enconding
jarekj at amu.edu.pl
Fri Jun 13 15:11:29 EDT 2008
Markus Neteler pisze:
> On Fri, Jun 13, 2008 at 11:03 AM, Manuel Sangiao <masanlo1 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi grasslist,
>> I have a MIF/MID file with city names of europa. I have imported this one
>> into GRASS
> I suppose you used v.in.ogr?
>> and I've worked with the layer in sqlite.
Did you see characters in GRASS properly (i.e with national characters?
what was the encoding of Mapinfo files?. As I remeber Mapinfo files code
chars in natiolnal standards (for example for polish it is often
mid is comma separated ascii file try tu check his encoding - if it is
UTF-8 try to use postgreSQL instead SQLIte
>> Then I have exported
>> the layer to shp and then I notice that the german, polish and other special
>> characters have disappeared.
> I suppose you used v.out.ogr?
>> I'm not sure, but probably in the source data (the MIF/MID file) the city
>> names are encoded with the correspondent language code.
>> Have someone any idea, how can I resolve this problem?
> I think that this might be an OGR problem (found for example
> Could you try to convert it via ogr2ogr to see if the accented characters
> survive? If yes, it's a GRASS problem, then we need to check that. If
> not, please report to the GDAL mailing list then.
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