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Korean and Russian alphabet support? (2 posts)
- Started 6 years ago by Andy
- Latest reply 6 years ago from Scott McGuire
Is it possible to transfer files in Korean or Russian Cyrillic without changing the names?
Scott McGuire Administrator
Yes, it should be possible to do that with any version of Fetch 5.
You want to change the "Preferred encoding" preference in Fetch. To do this:
* Open Fetch, if necessary.
* Go to the Fetch menu, and choose Preferences.
* Click the Miscellaneous tab.
* Click the Preferred encoding pop-up menu, and choose the desired setting (see below).
* Connect to your server.
* Go to the View menu, and choose Refresh.
* Try downloading a file.
It can sometimes be difficult to figure out what the right encoding to use is (it must match the one being used by the server). I would recommend that first you try "Unicode (UTF-8)" and see if that does what you want. If it doesn't, you should try the Korean or Cyrillic options (try the first one in each group first, and then try the others if those don't work).
If the server doesn't support an encoding, you'll receive an error and Fetch will stop trying to display the file list and disconnect from the server. To solve this problem, try a different preferred encoding.
Different servers use different encodings, so you may need to change the setting back and forth depending on which server you're using. (But if you're lucky, the Unicode setting will work fine for you in most cases.)
You can read more about Fetch and encodings in our character encoding and translation help topic.
Please let us know if you have further questions.
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