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Month: March 2017

Re: [trinity-users] Re: symbols visualize problem

From: "Dave Lers" <lists@...>
Date: Sat, 4 Mar 2017 08:13:03 -0800
deloptes wrote:
> 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

Yes, I did not take it far enough. If I switch my email client to
utf8, all is well there too... Well almost, if I try to reply to
Jonesy? the only quoted text that appears in the compose window is the
footer added by the list server. Reading his message also looks
different, instead of mangled symbols there is only white space.