Compatible with: IntelliJ IDEA Android Studio
Jul 11, 2007
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Checks IDE-level charset encoding against a chosen project-level charset encoding and warns if not equal.

If you are like me, you often switch between many different projects, and some of them use UTF-8 encoding on the files while others use ISO-8859-x charset encoding. Sadly, IDEA only supports an IDE-wide charset encoding setting (see: IDEADEV-12350 for an explanation why).

With this plugin, you are able to set a project-level charset encoding. This does NOT make this the encoding IDEA uses, but the plugin will now check against the IDE-level setting and warn on project open, if they are not equal. This way, you remember to change it, before trashing some files.

Recent change notes

Initial release

General usage instructions

While having a project open, go to settings and find the plugin config under the project settings. Choose your project charset encoding. From here on, when project is opened, it will be checked against IDE-level setting.