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I see the following when I look at a document in Finnish

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The problem seems to be in encoding. I am not sure which encohing OO uses by default.

I can see the documents in terminal without the encoding problems. I wrote the documents in Vim where the documents are readable.

How can you change OO's encoding to UTF-8?

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closed as off topic by splattne Jul 4 '09 at 16:05

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This issue may not be an encoding problem, but a font issue, the font may not have the characters you need. Try changing the documents font to something basic, like Times New Roman and see if your characters reappear.

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Thank you for the hint! --- The problem was not in the font but in the encoding. --- UTF-8 was not enough. The correct encoding is Western European. – Masi Jul 4 '09 at 16:57

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