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Re: non-BMP character width
On Sep 16 13:48, Thomas Wolff wrote:
> I see one small remaining glitch with Unicode display; non-BMP characters
> (those with Unicode value > 0xFFFF) are displayed as two boxes.
> The reason is probably related to their representation as two
> surrogates at some point.
> I do not expect to have visible display of non-BMP in the cygwin
> console, esp. as the two available console fonts, Raster and Lucida,
> don't support them anyway. But they should at least have the proper
> width, i.e. one box instead of two.
Can you please create a simple self-contained testcase? I'm not exactly
sure how this is supposed to work and if a solution exists. Is that a
problem for the non-UTF-8 case, too, or for UTF-8 only?
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