Hi there, Dropbox seems to have undergone an upgrade recently. which has affected the performance of the text editor. Whilst the new layout perhaps has a nicer font, it is unable to work with emojis, unlike the previous version. Was this a deliberate decision, or just something which was unintended? Many thanks, Andrew
Hi @andrewbrown; welcome to the Dropbox Community!
Can you please clarify if you're referring to the desktop application, the website or maybe the mobile app?
If you could also post a screenshot so I can have a visual too, I'd appreciate it, Andrew.
Hi Walter, thank you for the welcome and the reply! Looks like the problem is specifically with the mobile version (I'm an Android user). The text file on the left is from my PC. which opens in notepad, and can use the emoji. When you open the mobile version, this is what you see...
Many thanks, Andrew
Thanks for the quick follow up Andrew!
This seems like an issue with this specific emoji and the way your Android device supports it. Can you check if this happens with other emoticons as well?
While we're at it, I couldn't help but notice that you're using UTF-8 on your Notepad on your computer. Can you try using Unicode instead? It might help in this case so you might want to give it a go.
In any case, please keep me posted!
Thans for testing this out for me Andrew.
It does sound like a Kickboxing Tournament, to be honest, but UTF-8 and Unicode refer to the way your files -or better yet, the characters from your files- are encoded.
A simple web search on your prefered browser should yield some useful results so please feel free to have a look around the web for more info on this.
As per changing the encoding variable your Notepad is using, there should be an option to change this value from UTF-8 to Unicode upon saving the text file in question.
Keep me posted!
Thanks for the visual aid here Andrew; it's most appreciated!
ANSI would be the Unicode option here so I'd go with that if I were in your shoes.
Keep me in the loop!
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