Requested here: http://netbeans-org.1045718.n5.nabble.com/Netbeans-7-0-breaks-JSP-encoding-how-to-fix-it-td4378836.html
"I already have to edit my .properties files outside the IDE because it assumes they HAVE to be in ISO-8859-1"
This bug is terrible. I have to fire up Emacs to edit *.properties files... I hope it will be fixed soon
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 75906 ***