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Re: problems with 8bit characters

From: Michael Piotrowski
Subject: Re: problems with 8bit characters
Date: Fri, 09 May 2003 18:19:39 +0200
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"Rolando Abarca (aka funkaster)" <address@hidden> writes:

> On Fri, 9 May 2003, Michael Piotrowski wrote:
>> 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.
> mmm... I think you're right. So the solution would be to convert the file
> from Mac Roman to 8859-1?

That would be one solution.  I think there are some Mac text editors
which can directly save in ISO 8859-1 (BBEdit?).

> is there any other solution? like for instance the \inputenc option
> in latex?

You could define a new mapping (cf. the *.LCM files) and matching font
definitions (cf. fontdefs.ld), but I don't know if it's worth the

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