File Encoding Info

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Neon (4.6), Mars (4.5), Luna (4.4), Kepler (4.3), Juno (4.2, 3.8), Previous to Juno (<=4.1), Oxygen (4.7), Photon (4.8), 2018-09 (4.9)

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Solution Description

File Encoding Info is an Eclipse plugin which will try to detect the encoding of the current editing text file.

This Eclipse plugin adds the following features to Eclipse:

  • Show the encoding of the current editing text file in the trim area.
  • Use the ICU component to detect the possible encodings of the current editing text file, and alert you to change encoding if the encoding may not be set correctly.
  • Allow you to change encoding through the popup menu.

Categories: Editor

Tags: encoding

Additional Details

Eclipse Versions: Neon (4.6), Mars (4.5), Luna (4.4), Kepler (4.3), Juno (4.2, 3.8), Previous to Juno (<=4.1), Oxygen (4.7), Photon (4.8), 2018-09 (4.9)

Platform Support: Windows, Mac, Linux/GTK

Organization Name: N/A

Development Status: Beta

Date Created: Thursday, January 28, 2010 - 08:07

License: EPL

Date Updated: Monday, February 4, 2019 - 13:55

Submitted by: Yat Shing Tsoi

Date Ranking Installs Clickthroughs
June 2024 479/610 4 2
May 2024 587/682 3 7
April 2024 433/687 14 11
March 2024 417/694 18 5
February 2024 393/687 20 5
January 2024 411/691 17 31
December 2023 410/671 17 11
November 2023 444/686 14 11
October 2023 468/673 12 14
September 2023 409/663 17 10
August 2023 432/673 14 13
July 2023 384/668 21 8
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I have install this plug-in, but ,to my surprise,there is no any usefulness just like I do not install it. By the way , other users have feed back this problem , but there is still no solutions provided!

I've installed File Encoding Info in my eclispe 4.2
The system said to me that the plug-in is installed buon i can't see the info about the coding of my file

I'm using Eclipse with Pydev for develop Python code


Very useful tool (the whole feature should be included on eclipse itself), it really helped me out with some weird bugs with encodings :)

Actually I've been using Eclipse 3.5.1... but I've been using the classic update functionality to install plugins. That way I can choose the folder where I'd like to install the plugin in.

I don't have any issue with other plugin update sites so far but all these sites are providing a site.xml. Maybe you could add that file for backward compatibility.