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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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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 encode shapefiles from LATIN1 to UTF-8?

Is there a way to encode shapefiles from LATIN1 to UTF-8?
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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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ESRI File GeoDatabase: Unicode/Codepage problem - Convert UTF-8 to ANSI

I have a Codepage issue, and for now I am a bit stumpped My original source data contains multiple country data delivered in SHP (UTF-8). The data is then merged into a File GeoDB as the data is too ...
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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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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 ...