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Re: ACS/UTF-8 Line Drawing Question

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: ACS/UTF-8 Line Drawing Question
Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2016 19:40:23 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Wed, Jun 22, 2016 at 11:43:29AM -0400, Marc Smith wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a CDK application and I am experiencing the classic
> "Line-drawing characters come out as x's and q's" problem with PuTTY.
> I believe I have configured my system correctly for UTF-8 and I am
> only using ncurses/CDK with wide-character support (only libncursesw
> and libcdkw).
> I only experience this problem with PuTTY when in UTF-8 mode...
> switching to Latin1 makes the line characters appear correctly. The
> TERM is 'xterm' when using PuTTY (default). The default "Use Unicode
> line drawing points" option is set in PuTTY.

It sounds like this scenario:


Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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