Simon Liang wrote:
> I am having some problem when using translated help files
> (Chinese). I copied *.cnx file in ~/.vim/doc and did
> ":helptags ~/.vim/doc" to generated a tags-cn. After that
> I ":set helplang=cn". But when I actually did ":he" to bring
> up the help, strange characters got shown though it is
> the correct file - ~/.vim/doc/help.cnx. I had to do
> ":set enc=utf-8" and ":e%" to get it shown properly.
What was 'encoding' set to previously then? Note that help files must
be either latin1 or utf-8. If you are using a different 'encoding'
conversion needs to be done, this may fail if you don't have the iconv
> I am using vim 6.3.7 (with multi-lang, multi-byte enabled
> and gtk2 gui) on Slackware 9.1.
> The same set of file and approach worked fine for gvim
> under WinXP.
Perhaps under XP you use a different 'encoding' setting, or the
conversion works properly here (conversion between codepages and utf-8
works without iconv library).
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