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Does CartoDB support alphabets other than Latin?

Does anyone know if CartoDB supports alphabets other than Latin? I'm trying to upload some data with Cyrillic characters but have had no success.
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What is 'data source encoding' in QGIS?

I'm running QGIS 2.1.4 and Windows 7. For each layer, under properties there is a drop down box called 'data source encoding'. Mine is set to 'system'. I am wondering what this means, there seems to ...
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Encoding error when importing to PostgreSQL using osm2po SQL file

After running osm2po on a pbf file for Europe I am importing the resulting files into a PostGIS and pgRouting enabled database. During the import psql it reporting many encoding errors because the ...
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Exporting from Excel to csv and import in QGIS retaining encoding/special characters (with workaround)?

Problem: When exporting Turkish character encoding into a csv file from an Excel Table (Excel 2013) as a source file I can´t import the resulting csv into QGIS to still displaying the characters ...
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QGIS Processing algorithms have encoding problems

I use QGIS 2.14.1. I add vector layer from UTF-8 encoded geojson, which is read fine and attribute table show correct characters. If I use QGIS algorithm on this layer (i.e. clip, voronoi, etc) I ...
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ogr2ogr: encoding issues when importing from Oracle Spatial to PostGIS

I'm trying to import some spatial tables from Oracle Spatial to PostGIS using ogr2ogr, but I can't figure out why the special characters on the attribute tables get messed up while I'm doing it. My ...
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QGIS 2.14 Plugin Encoding Error

I've developed a plugin for QGIS 2.12 which uses data that is encoded in UTF-8. The plugin works fine for 2.12, but when I try to start it in QGIS 2.14 it throws me the following error: ...
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QGIS - How do I stop automatic ANSI_1252 to UTF-8 encoding when adding a DXF layer?

I have a DXF file encoded in ANSI_1252, with object attributes containing umlauts. When I open it in QGIS, the umlauts don't display properly. This apparently happens because QGIS automatically sets ...
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Problem with shapefile created using Arcgis 10.3

I have create a shapefile using Arcgis 10.3 . the shapefile contains attribute data in Arabic language . the problem came when I open it in Mapwell (an app specializes in creating navigable maps) ...
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How to set encoding when using ogr2ogr to export from oracle db to mapinfo table?

I am trying to automate the export of spatial data from a oracle database to mapinfo .tab files. Using this thread I made my script. However I can't see how to set the encoding right. My data have ...
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How to check the encoding in the .dbf files?

I am having difficulties when I try to load a shapefile into my database, the is because I do not know the encoding of the dbf portion of the shapefile. The attribute tables are in Spanish, I have ...
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How to display special characters German “ÄÜÖß” in a map?

I have a shape file with names for Regions. These don't seem to contain special characters but ugly hyroglyphes. What can I do do display them correctly. If I import the shape as UTF-8 it doesn't work....
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How to control encodings in pgsql2shp?

I have a database and exporting with pgsql2shp various shapefiles. But when I open the dbf the characters are displayed wrong. Example: BroeksterwÔld and this should be Broeksterwäld. This probably ...
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Connecting to PostGIS (LATIN1) from Microsoft Access 2010 - Encoding problem?

I want to connect to a PostGIS table Using MS Access. The table has been created using the PostGIS Shapefile loader in pgAdmin. It has been encoded at LATIN1 (it wouldn't load with UTF-8 default). I ...
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Custom encoding in qgis-web-client wsgi search

Firstly I would like to note that my qgis-webclient and the wsgi searching are all working correctly as they should. After creating afew datatables for test purposes the url: http://localhost:1234/...
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Using linguistic phonetic alphabet in QGIS?

I want to know if there is a way to use the International Phonetic Alphabet in QGIS? I am working with a group of linguistics that want to map dialectic varibility in a language (Nahuatl) and I am ...
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Time series export from ArcGIS Desktop to KML not working in Google Earth?

I am having trouble with the KML export. My time series will not work properly in google earth, it has time start in 0001 when it should start in the year 2001. My incidents time is coded ...
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Problem with Mapserver label encoding in Greek

I'm having a problem when trying to render a shapefile's labels that has Greek characters with the use of truetype and I'm getting weird characters. The code for my label section is as follows: LABEL ...
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Greek letters of attributes are not shown correctly in FME

I am using FME 2014 in order to manipulate some shape files. When I load and inspect the content of the shapes file, I get the following problem: Although all the greek characters of the content is ...
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Unexpected behaviour when summarizing a field in ArcMap (Un-Equal strings)

I couldn't figure out why when I use summarize the Field " LandUse_Arabic " it the summary shows two identical values in the output table. But when I use select by attribute, despite the fact ...
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Export shapefile with “non standard” characters to csv and read in excel

Macbook air mid 2011 running OSX 10.10.5 QGIS 2.8.2 - Wien Excel 15.13.1 (O365) When I export a shapefile containing non-ascii characters to a csv file using QGIS (setting encoding to utf-8) and ...
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How can I export data containing umlauts from PostGIS to shapefile, without losing the umlauts?

I am exporting my Finnish (Finland) data from PostGIS to esri shapefile. I am using the PostGIS Shapefile Import/Export Manager and I don't see any way to specify the encoding of the shapefile's ...
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How to encode shapefiles from LATIN1 to UTF-8?

Is there a way to encode shapefiles from LATIN1 to UTF-8?
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GPS parity algorithm for RTCM messages

I hope this is the right place to ask such a question. I am trying to encode some RTCM messages and they happen to be using the same parity algorithm as GPS (see section 20.3.5 in IS-GPS-200H; I've ...
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GeoTools decode FeatureType

Encode: 1- A way of encoding a FeatureType is : SimpleFeatureType TYPE = DataUtilities.createType("Location", "geom:Point,name:String"); GML encode = new GML(Version.GML2); encode.setBaseURL(new ...
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How to read Greek fonts (ISO-8859-7) in shapefile attributes within QGIS 1.8.0?

I'd like to ask whether there is a way to read greek fonts in a shapefile's attribute table within QGIS 1.8.0.
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Encoding Greek alphabet with ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a big type of Greek shapefiles, but a lot of time when I show the attribute table I see ?.????????? . How can I encode them? Is there any way to make ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop encode them ...
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Geoserver can't display non latin Language in osm map

I have used geoserver to serve osm map, everything works fine,except that in one server I can't see non latin language on map and in another server It works fine,can anybody help me with that?I have ...
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Finding specific area with coordinates out of a lot of LAS data?

I would like to extract spatial data out of a great amount of LAS data. Unfortunately, there is no index or sth that could help me find which file is for what area. Also, it is not possible to ...
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OpenLayers.Filter.Comparison value charecter encoding

I am using vector layer with WFS protocol var adressVector = new OpenLayers.Layer.Vector("Adress", { strategies: [new OpenLayers.Strategy.BBOX()], protocol: new OpenLayers.Protocol.WFS({ ...
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Geoserver shape-zip archive response - setting UTF-8 character encoding for .dbf file?

I created a WPS request to Geoserver, that returns a shapefile as ZIP archive which contains several files, including .shp, .dbf and .cst files. Data columns in .dbf file are encoded based on the ...
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Is there a way to set the character encoding for all layers at once?

I have to set the character encoding forall layers from system to UTF-8. Is there a way to change this in all loaded layers at once? I'm using QGIS 2.8.1 on Windows 7.
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Creating labels with Umlauts, accents, etc. in QGIS

I have a problem labeling features with special characters like French accents, umlauts, etc. I have the names in the attribute table, but names like Niafunké are displayed Niafunk�. I assume it has ...
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Geocoding through Canadian French language barrier?

This is related to Very Inaccurate Geocodes in Canada (Quebec). It has come to my attention that the streets file I use as my address locator in Canada uses French (or simply accented) characters ...
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How to replace characters to eliminate encoding errors?

Working with Qgis, I have a table representing streets. Attributes inlude street name, length, pavement and some others. Unfortunately, all names with ä or ö or ü display 'odd characters' like Ã1/4. ...
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encoding error between maptools and arcgis

I am having a trouble of encoding at writing shape file by maptools (0.8-34) of R by MacOSX and reading that by ArcMAP 10.2.1 in windows 8.1 through parallels desktop. Using an original shape file, I ...
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Converting shapefile from Shift_JIS to UTF-8 when the usual methods fail

Long story short, I'm trying to import this ESRI shapefile of Japan into CartoDB. (Sorry, no direct link: to download, click on the orange ファイルのダウンロード button, check 同意する to agree to the T&C, then ...
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Python encoding error in ArcPy

I am writing a JSON file, as string input, using python, into a .json file in the file system. However I am getting the following error sometimes and I don't know why. Any ideas? ...
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Problem in importing shapefile to Postgis with postgis Shapefile manager

i have a problem with importing my shapefile to postgreSQL, it's a poroblem with the encoding, here's the screenshot: i tried to change encodingin "options" buti get this message: "Failed in ...
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Incorrect display of national characters from Spatialite in QGIS, Windows

I used this tutorial by underdark (thanks much :-) ) to convert my area of interest from OSM file (whole Czech Republic downloaded from Geofabrik.de server). Used OSGEO4W shell (saying "GDAL 1.11.0, ...
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QGIS 2.0.1 - problems to add layers - encoding?

I have just installed standalone QGIS 2.0.1 on a PC with Windows 8. But, when I open it and try to add layers nothing happens? I browse to find the file I want and click 'open' but it doesn't turn up ...
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Show raw bytes that make up an attribute in a shapefile

I am processing shapefiles, and I'm trying to track down an encoding problem. I want to check the raw bytes of an attribute to see if this shapefile (and hence the step that created it) is the source ...
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Loading TomTom Multinet with shp2pgsql accented characters

I am tasked with loading a new set of TomTom multinet shape files into a Postgres database using a bespoke tool for the process. The source data is supposedly in UTF-8. I have just realised that ...
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Shapefiles *.dbf data, encoding problem

I have to work with the Shapefiles, and all is fine except data in *.dbf When I have first deserialized file, I have thought, that I'm doing smth wrong, but when any soft like (QGIS, SAGA, ESRI ...
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Implementing INSPIRE Metadata with Geodatabase

I would like to begin by saying that I have never implemented INSPIRE metadata with my spatial datasets before. I am undertaking a project which requires my geodatabase metadata to be in the standards ...
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Unicode Decode Error for shapefile in Python

I have Python script for converting shapefiles to Geojson. My code works well if I use some usa data, but when I want to use some other encoding, it gives me this error: Traceback (most recent ...
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Open Arabic Shapefile in Qgis

I have a shape-file all it's fields are in Arabic. When I opens it in qgis 2.0 all the data is replaced by "?". I changed the encoding to Arabic or UTF-8 but with the same result. How can I Open an ...
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QGIS saving shape file wrong utf8 encoding in DBF?

I'm using QGIS for some SHP processing. When i save the file, the DBF utf-8 text encoding is wrong: Source DBF à0è0ì0ò0ù0 HEX: C3A0 30 C3A8 30 C3AC 30 C3B2 30 C3B9 30 Saved DBF à0è0ì0ò0ù ...
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GeoJson attributes encoding limitation

I have problem when trying to encode attribute values in latin1 using ogr GeoJson driver. Accent char are not displayed correctly. Is the geoJson encoding is limited to UTF-8? I cant find any info ...
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mapserver how to get rid of unknown character from label

I am developing a gis system using mapserver and open scales library. GIS data is taken from a shape file. When i try to show the name attached to a place its showing unknown characters (not in ...