displaying Chinese radicals

Andy Koppe andy.koppe@gmail.com
Sat Oct 15 08:25:00 GMT 2011

On 15 October 2011 00:55, Kaz Kylheku wrote:
> Lingyis writes:
>> cygwin xterm or rxvt does a good job when it comes to displaying Chinese
>> characters, but it doesn't have fonts for all the Chinese radicals.  maybe
>> half of them show up as "SQUARES".  the ones that do show up i can tell
>> cygwin did some substitutions--i.e. dug up other fonts when current font
>> doesn't have this glyph.
> Since you're on Windows, try running a ssh daemon and log into your
> Cygwin using PuTTY. (Or heck, properly secured telnet.)

Or just use mintty, a local Cygwin terminal that doesn't need an ssh
or telnet server and that can be installed through Cygwin's setup.exe.
It's based on PuTTY's terminal emulation and can also be configured to
use any fixed-width Windows font.


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