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Month: March 2017

Re: symbols visualize problem

From: deloptes <deloptes@...>
Date: Fri, 03 Mar 2017 11:42:13 +0100
Dave Lers wrote:

> Istvan Gabor wrote:
>> Hello:
>>
>> I have a simple plain text document that contains the following
>> symbols:
>> • − ⋆ ▷ ∘ ◯ ◯ □
>>
>> In trinity applications (eg kwrite) they are not shown correctly.
> 
> Interesting. The symbols show up fine when reading your email, but not
> when composing a reply. They also show up fine when pasted into
> Kate/KWrite, but not when I save them to a file. The problem for me is
> that I am not using utf8 encoding. If I switch KWrite Tools > Encoding
> to utf8, all is well.

I set explicitly the the code table to utf-8 and it is looking good in reply

What is the reason for not using utf8? IMO unless you are using a limited
8bit machine, you should take advantage of utf8.

regards