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Re: problems with 8bit characters

From: Michael Piotrowski
Subject: Re: problems with 8bit characters
Date: Fri, 09 May 2003 11:53:29 +0200
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"Rolando Abarca (aka funkaster)" <address@hidden> writes:

> @SysInclude{doc}
> @Doc @Text @Begin
> Spanish @Language "Espa[n]ol [']texto'".
> @End @Text
> Note: replace [n] with ISO 8859-1 241 and ['] with 96 (decimal).
> this is what I used to compile it:
> lout test.lt > test.ps
> Instead of getting a [n] I got another character (150, or 226 octal).
> I compiled lout with the 8bit options (CHARIN=1 CHAROUT=0)...
> can anyone please point me on where the error could be?

Are you sure the file is in ISO 8859-1 encoding?  I'm asking because
150 happens to be the position of ñ (n with tilde) in the Mac Roman
character set.

Michael Piotrowski, M.A.                               <address@hidden>
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