xwinclip: non-ascii characters truncate copy/paste
Sun Apr 13 16:58:00 GMT 2003
My apologies if this has been previously discussed, but have not found a
recent reference to this problem.
When copying/pasting text containing non-ascii characters, such as Ã¥, or Ã¨,
or publishers/curly quote marks, etc., when I do the paste the content is
truncated stating at where the non-ascii character would have been; neither
that character or anything after it is pasted. (I have no way of knowing
what was copied into the buffer).
I see this problem when copying/pasting within my linux applications
(specifically Mozilla mail) or when I copy from Mozilla Mail to a Windows
95 application like Notepad.
Since a large portion of my correspondence is with non-American people,
this is a serious productivity problem for me.
My environment is:
Windows 95 running Cygwin ....
-xserv 4.2.0-28 (that's what it says: 28)
I am using XDM to get to RedHat Linux 8 which has been kept up to date,
using up2date, to just BEFORE the point a couple weeks ago that they
screwed things up with the glib disaster. (I feel like I have been
Microsoft'ed; my faith in RH has been devastated.)
Any ideas/suggestions or fixes? If more environment info is needed, please
e-mail: Jay@JaySmith.com mailto:Jay@JaySmith.com
Jay Smith & Associates
P.O. Box 650
Snow Camp, NC 27349 USA
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