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alepou192 05-15-2005 10:44 AM

Change default character encoding
 
I have i problem with open office and Greek language i mean i can write correct Greek characters in open office. Can you tell me how i can change the default character encoding. I use KDE enviroment.

P.s. In linux and any other application i can type correct Greek.

Thank you

j_deb 05-17-2005 03:34 PM

There is a text mode app that you can use(debconf)

From a terminal run

sudo dpkg-reconfigure locales
password:

Follow the instructions on screen and when prompted select the languages you want

I recomment always adding the ones with unicode support(i.e your_language.utf_8) along with the other encodings for your language

then you'll be prompted to select a default, choose your favorite

as for OpenOffice, I think you need to install language support using synaptic(I assume you know how to use it) if not then it gotta be a bug in OpenOffice(I've had the same problem with spanish characters) try installing abiword from the add/remove programs tool

alepou192 05-23-2005 04:56 AM

Abiword works
 
I have done all that you said i mean with local and finally i install abiword and it works fine.

Thank you very much


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