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In my template .tex file (encoded as UTF-8), if I open it in TeXnicCenter, it displays correctly, and last line of the document is

(line 136) \end{document}

as one would expect from a .tex file. Opening the .tex file using a regular text editor also yields the same correct document. However, if I actually use File -> New -> File from Template and select my template, the opened document displays the following last lines:

(line 136) \end{document

(line 137) NUL

(line 138) NUL

Not only are there two new lines (with Null characters) formed when I create a new file from template, but the curly brace to close the .tex document is missing! What is going on here? I currently have to manually add the curly brace and delete the null characters every time I want to use my template.

EDIT: I should mention that I am using TeXnicCenter 2.0 Beta 1. I know, I know, I should update, but I would like to know whether this is a fundamental bug with my version or whether it is something I'm doing wrong.

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closed as off-topic by Speravir, Werner, Jubobs, ChrisS, mafp Feb 14 '14 at 0:19

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Could you double-check the encoding of your file? I personally like Notepad++ for checking and converting the file encoding, which tool did you use for creating the template? –  matth Feb 13 '14 at 21:39
This sound very much like your problem: sourceforge.net/p/texniccenter/bugs/286 But they say it was closed long time ago. –  matth Feb 13 '14 at 22:05
Thank you. I believe that is the definitive answer I need: so it is a bug with TeXnicCenter itself. I do think it is interesting that the bug was reported in 1.0, while I am using a relatively recent version. Nevertheless, time to update! –  Christopher A. Wong Feb 13 '14 at 22:22
This question appears to be off-topic because it is about a bug in a beta version of TeXnicCenter, which was fixed at least with the latest stable version. –  Speravir Feb 13 '14 at 23:23
@Speravir, yes, I could not confirm that my question was actually caused by a bug until now. I accept that the question is off-topic now. –  Christopher A. Wong Feb 14 '14 at 0:55

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