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Default encoding for a mode
Submitted by Llelan D. on Saturday, 24 December, 2016 - 07:01
How do I set the default encoding for an edit mode?

For example: I want to create a new document in the current edit mode (CS-n) Erlang. The encoding for Erlang documents should automatically be UTF-8. This should be separate from any global default encoding.

However, I can find no way to set a default encoding for an edit mode separate from the global default encoding. This is so fundamentally obvious that I'm still looking for something I've missed.
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Default encoding for a mode
by RobertX on Fri, 31/03/2017 - 15:35
You haven't missed anything. It should definitely be a setting in the "Mode Settings".

I would open up an enhancement request to have it added.
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