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FS#1357 - Can't open files with special characters in their names

Attached to Project: QCAD
Opened by Gabriel Risterucci (Cley_Faye) - Friday, 22 January 2016, 14:37 GMT+1
Last edited by Andrew (andrew) - Friday, 22 January 2016, 14:43 GMT+1
Task Type Bug Report
Category QCAD (main)
Status Closed
Assigned To Andrew (andrew)
Operating System Windows (All)
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version 3.12.5
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


When opening a .dxf file saved by QCAD with a name containing a special characters (tested with diacritics), it fails with the following message:

Cannot open file
Import failed.

How to reproduce:
1 - Save a file (content doesn’t matter, it’s the same with an empty file and a file containing data) using the name “tèst1.dxf” 2 - Try to open the file
3 - Error message

What is expected:
The file open.

Note that the problem doesn’t lie in the “save” step: the same file, once renamed to “test1.dxf” opens fine.

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Closed by  Andrew (andrew)
Friday, 22 January 2016, 14:43 GMT+1
Reason for closing:  Duplicate
Additional comments about closing:  FS#1180