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vanchutr

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PostPosted: Thu 02 Nov 2006, 07:10    Post_subject:  UTF-8 with geany and seamonkey  

I'used Puppy2.10 but I can't see the asian letter in seamonkey browser or read it in geany editor.
Any one give me some instructions. Thanks
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PostPosted: Tue 19 Dec 2006, 04:56    Post_subject: Geany
Sub_title: Save my text - Just work! [oops]
 

trying to add this
Code:
Empowerment∞


caused this:

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An error occurred while converting the file from UTF-8 in "ISO-8859-1". The file remains unsaved.
Error message: Invalid byte sequence in conversion input

Embarassed

I think that is related all I can say is better support for some scripts
is coming in 2.13
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New International DejaVu fonts support Greek, Hebrew, Vietnamese, Arabic etc main language groups

http://puppylinux.org/wikka/Puppy213

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PostPosted: Tue 19 Dec 2006, 07:14    Post_subject:  

when you save a file (save as) you have a option to save it as UTF-8 file that you must select.

Be shure to use a UTF-font in geanys options for the editor-window.
The font bitstream vera supports only some characters (it is in Puppy 2.12).
More characters are supported by DejaVu:
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?highlight=dejavu&t=13242

For the tamil language you might need other fonts, there also are special editors like akaram for it.

In seamonkey set DejaVu as standard-font in the preferences.

Mark
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vanchutr

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PostPosted: Thu 21 Dec 2006, 07:11    Post_subject: UTF-8 in seamonkey  

Thank you MU.
Your instructions are clear.
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PostPosted: Sat 15 Sep 2012, 21:05    Post_subject:  

I'm getting Lobster's error messge and was glad to find this thread.

Mu's instructions are still clear except that when resaving old files that have been modified, I didn't see a format option.

So instead, I closed all files after making necessary changes, went to edit/preferences/files/encoding and selected the utf-8 as default. Then, for re-opening existing files, selected the next box - 'use fixed encoding when opening non-Unicode files'. A hovering dialog suggests "usually not needed" but presumably all your files were previously saved in the Western ISO encoding. I'll be giving this a try plus the suggested browser font and will advise if there are problems.

Note that this may also happen when pasting text generated by word documents as word now has a code for '...'. I wish Bill would leave well enough alone!

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