Select the Encoding for a Data File

By default, the file is displayed using ANSI encoding.

  1. From the Data File Tools (Technology Preview) window, click File > Open, or click (Open).

    The Open dialog box appears.

  2. Navigate to the required data file, then click Open.

    The Open Data File dialog box appears.

  3. If you are applying a layout, click Browse to the right of the Structure File (optional) field, then use the Open dialog box to navigate to and select a structure (.dfs) file.
  4. Click Open File.

    The file is displayed on its own tab in the main window.

  5. In the Appearance group, click beside ANSI, then select another encoding.

    The data file is displayed using the selected encoding.