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Re: [Lynx-dev] Display Unicode text in lynx run in a Putty window

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] Display Unicode text in lynx run in a Putty window
Date: Sun, 29 Jun 2014 16:13:56 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On Sun, Jun 29, 2014 at 12:09:07PM -0700, Yong Huang wrote:
> I use Putty (a telnet or ssh program) to connect to a UNIX box and run lynx 
> (Version 2.8.8rel.2 (09 Mar 2014)). On a page with Unicode text, such as the 
> language names under the "Languages" heading of
> how
> do I configure lynx to display the text correctly?  For example, the first
> Arabic and the last Chinese language names are not shown correctly.  I set
> lynx option "Display character set" to "UNICODE (UTF-8)", "Assumed
> document character set" to "utf-8", and saved the setting. I also tried 
> various fonts inside Putty and Translation to either UTF-8 or "Use font 
> encoding". None worked. Thanks for help.

What does "lynx -version" show?

(offhand, I recall only looking at PuTTY with Lucida Console, which has some 
CJK coverage,
but not "good" - all of the good-coverage Microsoft fonts are part of Office).

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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