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bug #41607: file name displayed as garbage characters, input method behavior wrongly in Windows port

Submitted by:  Zhang Zhixiong <ccczzx>
Submitted on:  Sun 16 Feb 2014 01:50:17 AM UTC  
Category:  Windows port Priority:  5 - Normal
Item Group:  Error Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Open/Closed:  Open
Release:  Release:  None
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Sun 02 Mar 2014 07:46:08 PM UTC, comment #2:

It might be worth it to check whether the problem can be fixed with the help of iconv.

Joris van der Hoeven <vdhoeven>
Project Administrator
Mon 24 Feb 2014 02:07:18 PM UTC, comment #1:


There is no converter inside TeXmacs from/to GBK, and I suppose that TeXmacs see GBK as 8bit ISO garbage, since there is no way to know if a data stream is GBK or other.

Is it possible to have Windows configured with utf8 ? Under MacOS and GNU/Linux, utf8 is now by default and TeXmacs works properly.

Francois Poulain <fpoulain>
Project Member
Sun 16 Feb 2014 01:50:17 AM UTC, original submission:


Sometimes I use Texmacs in Windows with Chinese whose filename encoded in GBK, so the name in "recent" or "GO" were displayed as garbage characters.

The inputbar of input method almost disappeared all the time.

Thanks for all the effort you guys made to make Texmacs a great tool!

Zhang Zhixiong

Zhang Zhixiong <ccczzx>


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