Abracadabra generated from russian UTF-8 encoded text

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asked Mar 7, 2017 in To be sorted by anonymous
recategorized Mar 7, 2017
I use plantuml.jar for autamatic generating diagrams from *.puml files in folder. Worked nice untill I tried use russian text on Windows. puml files as all other are encoded with UTF-8. I see abracadabra on diagrams. To solve this issue I changed encoding to ANSI. Then it works.

Please fix this bug/add UTF-8 support under windows systems.

UDP. This is allready implemented.

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answered Mar 7, 2017 by plantuml (295,000 points)
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There is a -charset flag in the command line, that you should probably use (see http://plantuml.com/command-line and http://plantuml.com/faq )

plantuml.jar -charset UTF-8 -gui

By default, PlantUML use the default charset of the OS (which is not UTF-8 for Windows).

Does is solve your issue ?