Opening a File with a Different Character Encoding

If Textastic does not automatically detect the correct text encoding when opening a file, you can manually select a different character encoding.

  • Tap and hold the file

  • Tap Open with Encoding

  • Select a character encoding

  • Tap Done

Open with Encoding Choose Character Encoding

After the file is opened with the newly selected character encoding, you will be asked if you want to save the file with the new character encoding. Only choose Save if the file is displayed correctly. Otherwise tap Close File.

Save With Selected Character Encoding