From: Bedfordshire UK
Thankyou to the contributors to this thread, as I had the garbled 'accented' AFV names, including Hungarian and French tanks.
Fixed it with Notepad++, free download, except that in my modded scenario the fixes did not initially show in the game, even when the mod 'xxxxx.eqp' file was corrected and in the right folder. The game still did not show the corrections, but the Editor did, so by loading in the Editor and re-saving the modded scenario the corrections finally appeared in the game.
Did you save the edited file at your Documents folder and its "\My Games\The Operational Art of War IV\Graphics Override" subfolder?
See Oberst's post with a folder screenshot above. Once there, you should see a warning you're not using the original equipment file upon starting a scenario, but that's it.
Yes, placed in 'Graphics Override' and in the relevant scenario folder, but the correction did not appear in the game. The scenario had been modded to add some equipment and I guess the corruption occurred when the Editor saved the modified file. I noticed that after I had corrected the .eqp file the corrections did not appear in the game, but did appear in the editor (which also had initially showed the corrupted data), so loading the scenario in the editor and re-saving it, passed the corrections into the game.
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