diagnostic character info (Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: mintty 2.7.4)

Thomas Wolff towo@towo.net
Thu Feb 9 19:38:00 GMT 2017


Am 07.02.2017 um 22:00 schrieb Thomas Wolff:
> Am 07.02.2017 um 08:30 schrieb Brian Inglis:
>> On 2017-02-06 12:46, Thomas Wolff wrote:
>>> Am 05.02.2017 um 21:36 schrieb Brian Inglis:
>>>> It may also be useful if mintty had some character hex value box
>>>> display mode switch to display the actual codes at each visual
>>>> position, or maybe a font used to display the character hex value in
>>>> a box, often used in fonts as glyphs for non-printing control
>>>> characters and those in the Private Use Area, in which case that could
>>>> perhaps be added to the mintty package for use in testing.
>>>> I have been searching for such a font with no success so far.
>>> Hmm, ... it might be a nice feature.
>> Displaying the character set codes passed to the console.
> I'm preparing such an option. However, I plan to indicate the actual 
> Unicode characters effective on the cursor position (i.e. not the 
> multi-byte encoded characters).
Character information display is available in the current repository 
version.
------
Thomas

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