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Imports - Allow UTF-8 encoding when importing CSV files

Started by Leslie Newell in Feature Requests | Idea

Currently Xero only allows ASCII encoded CVS files. If you try to import files containing characters that don't fit in the ASCIII character set you end up with a mangled mess. Internally Xero supports Unicode and the API also supports Unicode so it seems odd that file import does not.