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Old 11-17-2004, 08:43 PM   #1
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Gnome Terminal - Extended ASCII Display


Hi guys,

I was tinkering with a simple C program that displays the extended ASCII characters from 180-255, and ran into a slight problem using a virtual terminal in Gnome.

Quote:
ASCII code 180 is character \uffff
ASCII code 181 is character \uffff
ASCII code 182 is character \uffff
ASCII code 183 is character \uffff
Instead of displaying the proper symbols, a box shape (the \uffff in the quote) was displayed for all of the extended codes. However, when I ran the program while not in X Windows, it worked (and displayed the characters) just fine. Has anybody ever ran into this problem before? If so, is there some way to solve the issue?
 
Old 11-17-2004, 10:43 PM   #2
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Aha - seems that I just needed to change the character encoding on the terminal and everything works. Ignore this, or delete if you'd like.
 
  


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