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by Valhal
Sun Jun 11, 2017 7:15 pm
Forum: Closed/Resolved
Topic: Character encoding in Comments
Replies: 16
Views: 1406

Re: Character encoding in Comments

Pierre wrote: i'll add a settings for comment encoding Thank you. That would be the best solution. Xntriq: Copying all the comments to the IPTC field can also be done with exiftool, but it would be a lot of work for the 30,000 files that I have. And besides, it would be better to improve XnViewMP s...
by Valhal
Sat Jun 10, 2017 4:49 pm
Forum: Closed/Resolved
Topic: Character encoding in Comments
Replies: 16
Views: 1406

Re: Character encoding in Comments

Hi Pierre, I don't know if your screenshot is made on a Mac and which program you are using. The fact that XnViewMP displays the comment differently on different computers indicates that there is a problem. XnViewMP should display the comment correctly independent of the type of computer and the com...
by Valhal
Fri Jun 09, 2017 11:13 pm
Forum: Closed/Resolved
Topic: Character encoding in Comments
Replies: 16
Views: 1406

Re: Character encoding in Comments

Clarification:

On Windows XnViewMP displays the comment like Faststone does. On the Mac, however, the comment is shown like it is on Windows in Exiftool GUI with the special characters garbled:
20160902-0936-P1150114-comment-exiftool.jpg
by Valhal
Fri Jun 09, 2017 11:05 pm
Forum: Closed/Resolved
Topic: Character encoding in Comments
Replies: 16
Views: 1406

Re: Character encoding in Comments

Hi Pierre, I don't understand your question. The picture only shows a small part of the file:comment. I attach one that shows the whole comment using Faststone in Windows 7. If there is no indication of the character encoding for file:comment then XnViewMP should determine the encoding from the text...
by Valhal
Wed May 24, 2017 3:09 pm
Forum: Closed/Resolved
Topic: Character encoding in Comments
Replies: 16
Views: 1406

Re: Character encoding in Comments

Can anybody help? I tried setting the locale on the Mac to en_us.iso8859-1 (was en_us.utf8), but it made no difference. It would be nice if XnViewMP could display the comments correctly regardless of the computer setup.
Thank you.
Valhal
by Valhal
Wed May 17, 2017 3:28 pm
Forum: Closed/Resolved
Topic: Character encoding in Comments
Replies: 16
Views: 1406

Re: Character encoding in Comments

Hi Pierre,

I attach a JPG image with Danish characters in the file:Comment field.

Valhal
by Valhal
Sun May 07, 2017 3:43 am
Forum: Closed/Resolved
Topic: Character encoding in Comments
Replies: 16
Views: 1406

Character encoding in Comments

I have thousands of JPG files with comments in the file:comment field that use special Danish characters. I have XnViewMP installed on both a Windows 7 and a Macintosh machine. When I display the comments as info with the images in fullscreen the characters are shown correctly on the Windows machine...