Export Problem

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21 Aug, 2019 05:01 PM

Hello, I'm having a problem to export with Unicode characters. Tried to export to GPX and GeoJSON all the same - No Unicode characters. Here is some exported GPX code.

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<gpx xmlns="http://www.topografix.com/GPX/1/1" xmlns:gpxx="http://www.garmin.com/xmlschemas/GpxExtensions/v3" creator="CALTOPO" version="1.1"><wpt lat="68.3585" lon="18.78359999999998"><name>Abisko Fjällstation</name><desc>N68.35810562108°, E18.783799409866°</desc></wpt><wpt lat="68.28616847154002" lon="18.590678893184645"><name>Abiskojaure Fjällstuga</name><desc>N68.287937747893°, E18.585090637207°</desc></wpt>
In my PC I have a file exported on 2018-09-10 and it was exported right.
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?><gpx xmlns:gpxx="http://www.garmin.com/xmlschemas/GpxExtensions/v3" xmlns="http://www.topografix.com/GPX/1/1" version="1.1" creator="CALTOPO"><wpt lat="66.2785" lon="16.657699999999977"><name>Adolfström Johanssons Fjällstugor</name><cmt/></wpt><wpt lat="68.3585" lon="18.78359999999998"><name>Abisko Fjällstation</name><cmt>N68.35810562108°, E18.783799409866°</cmt></wpt><wpt lat="68.28616847154002" lon="18.590678893184645"><name>Abiskojaure Fjällstuga</name><cmt>N68.287937747893°, E18.585090637207°</cmt></wpt>
It seems the old file even have encoding in xml tag.

Importing with the old file works fine but export don't.

Here is the map I'm trying to export https://caltopo.com/m/2V8U

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Ben Lantow on 21 Aug, 2019 08:27 PM

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    We had some issues with unicode characters that I'm aware of a while back but I was thinking the issue had been fixed. I'm going to tag one of the developers in here to take a look at this.

  2. Support Staff 2 Posted by matt on 21 Aug, 2019 11:25 PM

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    I'm not sure what changed but the charsets are getting mungled when you select which items you want to export and the browser posts that data back to the server. We'll try to get to it soon-ish, but we're pretty busy into at least the middle of next week.

    As a temporary workaround, if you're okay downloading the entire map, you can get valid characters by requesting the JSON file directly and eliminating the browser post:


  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by matt on 21 Aug, 2019 11:28 PM

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