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From: Chao LU <loochao@gmail.com>
To: Joost Helberg <joost@snow.nl>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Org Mobile Setting and file encoding
Date: Wed, 24 Nov 2010 10:05:33 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=bxdRAAn+nEAASXxag6Ufj+a_4f94WeMioFxT9@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20101123.203319.166721619.joost@snow.nl>


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Hi Joost,

Thanks a lot, this helps, after I convert all the org files I have, then try
Mobile org again, all the files could be decoded in MobileOrg now.

Best,

Chao

On Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 2:33 PM, Joost Helberg <joost@snow.nl> wrote:

> Chao,
>
> whenever mobileorg fails loading the file and converting it into an
> UTF8 string, the error message about encoding is presented.
>
> The cause of your problem can be many things:
>  - the file is incorrectly recognised as encrypted
>  - the file is incorrectly recognised as not-encrypted
>  - the encoding is not utf-8 and there are offending bytes
>  - the parsing of the index file fails somehow
>
> To make sure utf-8 is all you do, evaluate (in .emacs e.g.):
>
> (prefer-coding-system       'utf-8)
> (set-default-coding-systems 'utf-8)
> (set-terminal-coding-system 'utf-8)
> (set-keyboard-coding-system 'utf-8)
> (setq default-buffer-file-coding-system 'utf-8)
>
> Furthermore, make sure you try everything not encrypted.
>
> Also, this helped with me, don't run the latest git org-mode against
> production release mobileorg. Somehow my mobileorg on iphone failed on
> the first lines of the index file. mobileorg on Android didn't fail
> however.
>
> Good luck!
>
> Joost Helberg
>
> >>>>> "Chao" == Chao LU <loochao@gmail.com> writes:
>  > Subject: [Orgmode] Org Mobile Setting and file encoding
>  > From: Chao LU <loochao@gmail.com>
>  > To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
>  > Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2010 12:54:49 -0500
>
>  > Dear list,
>
>  > I'm trying to set up Mobile Org, but there's some problem,
>
>  > All my org files are placed in in ~/My Dropbox/org/org, as following:
>  > -----
>  > (defvar org-dir (concat Dropbox "/org") "org dir")
>  > (defvar org-source-dir (concat Dropbox "/org/org")  "org source dir")
>  > (defvar pub-html-dir (concat Dropbox "/org/public_html") "html dir")
>  > (defvar org-mobile-dir (concat Dropbox "/MobileOrg") "org mobile dir")
>
>  > Then I set Mobile Org like this:
>  > (setq org-mobile-directory org-source-dir)
>  > (setq org-mobile-force-id-on-agenda-items nil)
>  > (setq org-mobile-inbox-for-pull (concat org-source-dir "/mobile.org"))
>
>  > After org-mobile-push command, the agenda is generated, but in Mobile
> Org,
>  > it could not be opened,
>  > and the error message is bad file encoding, unable to detect file
> encoding,
>  > please re-save this file using UTF-8.
>
>  > So how could I figure out what the file encoding of my org files, and if
>  > not, how to convert them (there's quite a bit) to UTF-8,
>  > and in the future how to save the files automatically to UTF-8 with the
>  > Chinese support?
>
>  > The coding system is really confusing, thanks a lot!!
>
>  > Chao
>
> --
> Snow B.V.        http://snow.nl
>

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Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2010-11-23 17:54 Chao LU
2010-11-23 19:33 ` Joost Helberg
2010-11-24 15:05   ` Chao LU [this message]

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