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How to Change File Encoding in Eclipse

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There're two ways to change files encoding, you can change them locally or globally.

A. Change file encoding locally.

Please right-click on any folder or file in Project Explorer. Then click "Properties" on the menu.

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Change "Text file encoding" as you like.

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B. Change file encoding globally.

This option will apply all files in the workspace. First, click Window > Preferences

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Expand General > Workspace, then change "Text file encoding" as you like.

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