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800Re: Display problems with vim, xterm and UTF-8

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  • Bram Moolenaar
    Feb 25, 2003
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      Anders Helmersson wrote:

      > On Sun, 2003-02-23 at 12:30:06 +0100, Bram Moolenaar wrote:
      > > This sounds like an xterm problem. When moving the cursor around the
      > > xterm redraws characters from its buffer, I suspect you have an xterm
      > > version in which this doesn't work properly. Can you try installing a
      > > newer xterm (version 172 is available, you appear to be using 165, I
      > > don't recall in which version this bug was fixed).
      >
      > I tried to install the newest version XFree86 4.2.99.902(173). (I hope I
      > didn't mess up things during the installation though). The problem still
      > shows up in the same way as before. In addition, it only shows up in the
      > insert mode. I haven't been able to reproduce it on a simple command
      > line in xterm either.
      >
      > > That all points to an xterm problem. I can't be 100% sure though.
      >
      > I agree, but I'm not certain either.

      I'm now 100% sure it is a Vim problem. I have located it and found a
      solution. I'll send out a patch asap.

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