UTF-8 file with emoji is not recognized



  • Hi all,

    I’ve created a UTF-8 file with a € sign and a phone symbol in in (📞/ U+1F4DE ). Without the phone symbol the document is recognized as UTF-8 after opening. However if I open the file with the phone Emoji symbol in it, Notepad++ will act if it’s an ANSI file (while it was saved as UTF-8). If I change the encoding manually to UTF-8 the file is displayed correctly.

    Tested with Windows 10 and Windows 7 (in win 7 is the phone symbol not visible, because it doesn’t support Emoji).

    Can this be fixed in a future release?

    Best regards,
    Shirley de Jong


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