Subject: Re: rxvt, *term umlaut problem
To: Teemu Rinta-aho <email@example.com>
From: Andreas Almquist <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/09/2000 12:56:47
On Thu, 9 Nov 2000, Teemu Rinta-aho wrote:
> On 9 Nov 2000, Johan Danielsson wrote:
> > > five years now. Amazingly, I have trouble setting the rxvt, xterm or
> > > any other X terminal emulator to display umlauts (a, o with dots).
> > What's the symptom, don't you get anything, or stripped characters?
> For example, in bash, I don't even get blank characters.
> In pine (inside it's pico editor, writing this mail) I get
> blank characters. So, I don't see any characters.
In pine you may want to set character set to ISO-8859-1 or
ISO-8859-15. You find the setting in the bottom of the config list.
This should solve your problem at least in pine.
Also make sure your shell supports 8-bit characters. In tcsh you could se
this by checking the version env-variable.
almquist@karon [~]>echo $version
tcsh 6.09.00 (Astron) 1999-08-16 (i386-intel-FreeBSD) options 8b,nls,dl,al,sm,rh,color
(This is FreeBSD though, but should be the same)
Andreas Almquist, -*- andreas DOT almquist AT home DOT se -*-