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Amaya 8.5 & Linux: no iso8859-2 characters - more info

From: Jakub Holư <j.holy@sh.cvut.cz>
Date: Sat, 19 Jun 2004 13:30:24 +0200
Message-ID: <40D423D0.3050307@sh.cvut.cz>
To: www-amaya@w3.org

As I wrote in my previous email (see below) Amaya ignores some special 
(Czech, iso8859-2) characters being typed. I made an experiment: I typed 
all these characters in another applications that treats them correctly 
and copied&pasted them into Amaya. The string of characters was 
displayed but there were different characters (i.e. the special Czech 
characters were replaced by another spec. characters). When I 
copied&pasted back into the original application, the correct characters 
were shown again in it. Any suggestions what the problem with Amaya is? 
Thanks! Jakub Holy

   I've got a problem - Amaya ignores some characters being typed typed
(e.g. racorn = 'e' with caron ('^' turned 180 degrees) above it). It
even doesn't display any character instead of them (like ? or a square)
it behaves like I haven't pressed anything. Normally in other
applications these characters work well (I've locale cs_CZ.iso8859-2).
   I thought it's because of a wrong font, so I copied
Amaya/conf/fonts.unix into ./amaya/fonts.unix and changed the last entry
to point to a M$ ttf font I've got:
0;#Unicode (.or ... JAPANESe)
  But no change. What to do, please? Thanks in advance!

               /Jakub Holy
e-mail: jakub.holy@centrum.cz
www:    http://jakubholy.webpark.cz/index.html
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