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Just as the question says. I have scripts with 3 different encodings and feel offended by having to manually select of about 200 possibles I was never interested in. ( I didn't count them ).

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You mean ANSI, Unicode file encoding of a .sql file? – gbn May 3 '11 at 6:49
and OEM 437 and OEM 850 – bernd_k May 6 '11 at 11:18

this might not be the answer you expected/hoped for but take a look at DbVisualizer. This is a nice tool that organizes sql scripts as bookmarks and we can choose in what encoding they are written to disk. The tool is multiplatform and multidatabase. Using this I - as an oracle dba - can use a SQL server database without having any dedicated SQL server tool installed, from my macbook. Choosing a smart encoding if you work multiplatform can help.

I hope this helps.

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