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There are several different places in PaperCut where .properties files are used (e.g., and these files are used to store various pieces of configuration information called properties. .properties files have a few characteristics that need to be understood when editing property values.

Each line in a .properties file normally stores a single property. When using non-standard unicode characters we need to apply a Java escape character sequence to the line so Java can correctly read the text.

For Example PâperCût would need to look like this within a .properties file: P\u00E2perC\u00FBt

We have found a 3rd party website that will change the format of your text for you, this can be found here.

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Keywords: unicode , escapes , .properties , code page


Last updated January 8, 2020