" Windows, however, lacks native support for UTF-8. It internally works in UTF-16, and assumes that char -based strings are in a legacy code page. Fortunately, Notepad is capable of reading UTF-8 files; unfortunately, "ANSI" encoding is still the default."
No, I use Mac. Everything is spelled correctly and I've tried using both dashes and underscores to see if that was the issue (ie. although Pathotroph-Saprotroph is spelled that way in the table I've also tried Pathotroph_Saprotroph)
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