7061Re: [NH] An annoying 'feature'
- Feb 12, 2012Unfortunately I can add two real-world examples of how strange key
combinations can mysteriously happen.
1). A drop of soda or food that ends up under or next to a Ctrl, Alt
or other key and only makes the key stick for a second or two.
2). I had a second keyboard and rollerball mouse hooked up to my
system for use at an alternative chair and monitor. The keyboard and
mouse were moved onto the chair for some reason. Now add a curious
Jack Russell puppy. The mouse rollerball quickly became a chew toy
while his paws randomly hit the mouse buttons and pressed various
letters on the nearby keyboard.
Basic lesson learned: soda and/or puppies can only lead to trouble
when allowed access to parts of your computer designed only for your
On 2012-02-01, Axel Berger <Axel-Berger@...> wrote:
> bruce.somers@... wrote:
>> How do I do that? I tried specifying a Western European Code Page
>> in the Open-dialog without effect.
> It ought to work just like that. However I too found NoteTab to behave
> idiosyncratically since the introduction of its limited UTF capabilities
> and it often does not do what I expect it to. Try "UTF-8 no conversion"
> and remove the read-only setting.
>> Format:MacÂ How can that come about?
> Easy. All text files consist of bytes 32 to 255 plus some extra. There
> is no way to find out what the bytes above 128 are supposed to mean, you
> have to guess. As ever it's easy to guess wrong. I'd guess you've
> somehow inserted one byte, that's very rare in ANSI but a frequently
> used character in Mac and that toggled NoteTab's heuristic.
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