BUG REPORT - JSON file with Greek Character do not work.
I’m creating a data driven Graphics in After Effects. I have created a JSON file with excel and I have tested the file if the syntax is OK, and everything is fine. I have all my DATA in the file. If I save the file in ASCI format, the After Effects works fine for the English text, but the Greek Text do not show up. If I save the file in UTF-8 format, I get an error when I import the file in After Affects
“ After Effects warning: Problem encountered with file “D:Win 10...\Data.json”. Data File: Parsing error:”dataOutline”, Invalid JSON Object”
Please tell me how I can import in After Effects a JSON file that has Greek Text in it.
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Philip Seaton commented
Adobe! How about posting the findings/solution?
I'm having the exact same problem. I previously used a TXT that was saved as UTF-8 which worked fine until I started getting error messages "blabla conversion to MGJSON using delimiter value failed". I tried using a JSON instead but it doesn't support Swedish "ÅÄÖ" characters unless it's in UTF-8 but when I save the JSON as such it doesn't work.
I have sent an email with the files
If I save the JSON file in ANSI format, the English and numbers appear OK in After Effects but the Greek letters are invisible.
If I save the same file in UTF-8 format, I get an error when I go to import the file in the project.
I have the latest After Affect version, but the problem was also in the older versions.