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Re: Pasting of Unicode characters *still* buggy

From: Irene Vatton <irene.vatton@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2004 15:00:04 +0200
To: Brian Campbell <bacam+am@z273.org.uk>
Cc: www-amaya@w3.org
Message-Id: <20040426150004.6f868a83.irene.vatton@inrialpes.fr>

On Fri, 16 Apr 2004 19:51:49 +0100
Brian Campbell <bacam+am@z273.org.uk> wrote:

> 
> On Fri, Apr 16, 2004 at 05:34:45AM -0700, James J. Ramsey wrote:
> > 
> > 
> > > > Amaya should at least accept Unicode characters pasted from
> > > > GNOME's character map.
> > 
> > --- Irene Vatton <irene.vatton@inrialpes.fr> wrote:
> >
> > > A possible solution is to let the user change the
> > > encoding.
> > > There is a global variable called Default_Charset in
> > > the $AmayaHome/thot.rc that allows
> > > to force the default encoding, but there is no UI to
> > > change this value.
> > > Perhaps setting this value to UTF-8 or UNICODE-1-1
> > > will solve your problem?
> > 
> > It didn't work; I tried the values UTF-8, UNICODE-1-1,
> > utf-8, and unicode-1-1. BTW, in addition to changing
> > Default_Charset, I also changed DOCUMENT_CHARSET to 
> > utf-8 with Amaya's GUI.
> 
> It appears that X was extended for UTF8 strings:
> 
> http://www.pps.jussieu.fr/~jch/software/UTF8_STRING/
> 
> (from Markus Kuhn's Unicode FAQ
> http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~mgk25/unicode.html#x11)
> 
> Looking at get_targets in thotlib/dialog/appdialog.c Amaya currently
> only supports STRING, not UTF8_STRING.
> 
> -- 
> Brian Campbell

This is not well documented but I found how to manage UTF8_STRING
with the GTK selection.

     Irene.
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