I use Avogadro only on Windows (Japanese version).
I tried to open a molecular file which name or path included Japanese
(hiragana, katakana or kanji) on Avogadro, but a message box such that
"Reading molecular file faild: C:/…/(Japanese letters)/…/molecule.cml"
appeared, and failed to open.
For a file which name or path consists of only roman letters, things went
It is not only for my own built Avogadro (with Qt 4.6.3 opensource and VC
2005 EE on (stale) Win XP), but also for installed application with a
distributed installer (Avogadro-1.1.1-win32.exe).
This phenomenon also occurred for two different Win XP machines.
On the other hand, avogadro application which built from the edited sources
(as described in the previous mail) can read a molecular file which name or
path include Japanese letters without difficulties !
I also found that
are not nessesary.
seems to be necessary.
I guess this phenomenon may not come from avogadro, but from other
libraries ( openbabel etc. ), or compatibility of avogadro or libraries
Thank you very much, Prof. Geoff !