Problem with printing files (:hardcopy)
- Hello, Bram!
Friday, April 4, 2003, you wrote to me:
>> BM> Are you sure you are not using a multi-byte encoding? The printing onlyBM> It's an 8 bit encoding. But I assume your 'encoding' is utf-8, which
>> BM> works for 8 bit encodings.
>> Excuse, pls, my ignorance: I'm not sure I understand the difference
>> between 8 bit and multi-byte encodings. The texts, that I'm trying to
>> print are in cp1251 encoding. Is it '8 bit' or 'multy-byte' encoding?
BM> is what matters.
Ah. Yes, I set 'encoding' to 'utf-8', because this is the only
'encoding' settings, that allow encodings conversion. I mentioned this
in my previous message.
BM> Printing utf-8 is somewhere on the todo list, but it's not easy to
BM> implement. Limited support for conversion from 'encoding' to
BM> 'fileencoding' was suggested. Don't expect it soon...
OK. Thank you for explanation.
>> Help says that "multi-byte" characters are replaced with spaces whenBM> Strange, it appears to work correctly for me.
>> printing. And each Russian character in cp1251 encoding is replaced
>> with two another (non-blank) characters.
This is fully reproducible on several PCs. The "wrong" characters
looks exactly as they were pasted to/from system clipboard before
applying latest clipboard patch.
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