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Re: ncurses line drawing characters terminfo problem?
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: "Andrew B. Clegg" <september2003 at nervechannel dot nildram dot co dot uk>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 10 Sep 2003 09:54:25 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: ncurses line drawing characters terminfo problem?
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On Wed, 10 Sep 2003, Andrew B. Clegg wrote:
> Hi folks,
> First off thanks all for the continuing good work on Cygwin and all its
> I have a question regarding ncurses...
> When I run the test executables in /bin/ncurses-test-dll, line-drawing
> graphics characters come out as high-ascii latin-1 characters, e.g.
> capital As with umlauts or upside-down question marks.
> This behaviour is the same in Windows console windows and in rxvt in
> Windows mode (haven't tried it in X mode). I've tried various settings for
> the TERM variable (cygwin, xterm, ansi, vt100) and although they all
> display different characters, none of them actually come out with line art
> I've also tried changing my font from Lucida Console to Raster Fonts in
> the hope that might make a difference, but it doesn't.
> I haven't messed with my terminfo/termcap; any ideas what's going wrong?
> Thanks in advance,
Try adding "codepage:oem" to your CYGWIN environment variable. See
<http://cygwin.com/cygwin-ug-net/using-cygwinenv.html> for details. This
setting is effective for each individual process, so you can set it in the
shell just before you run the tests.
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