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139084Re: Display of Emoticons and characters from Indic scripts in GVim

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  • Sibin Thomas
    Sep 7, 2013
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      Any comment about display of emoticons (http://www.unicode.org/charts/PDF/U1F600.pdf)?


      On Sat, Sep 7, 2013 at 8:29 PM, Arnab Bhattacharya <arnabbhattacharya@...> wrote:
      On Friday, September 6, 2013 7:57:05 PM UTC+5:30, Sibin wrote:
      > Hi,
      >
      >
      > Is it possible to read Unicode text with characters from Indic scripts (e.g. http://www.unicode.org/charts/PDF/U0900.pdf) in GVim?
      >
      >
      >
      > Similarly is it possible to display the emoticons (http://www.unicode.org/charts/PDF/U1F600.pdf) embedded in Unicode text when I open such text in GVim?
      >
      >
      >
      > If the answer to either of the above questions are "Yes", then please tell me how to display these characters in GVim in my system*.
      > Currently all I see are hollow square boxes and I have tried all the font options that are available via :se guifont=*. For the record, the options available to me are - Consolas, Courier, Courier New, Courier10 BT, DejaVu Sans Mono, Fixedsys, Lucida Console and Terminal.
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      > * I work on a 64 bit Windows 7 system.
      > Additional info, I have the following snippet embedded in my vimrc -
      >
      >
      > if has("multi_byte")
      >   if &termencoding == ""
      >     let &termencoding = &encoding
      >   endif
      >   set encoding=utf-8
      >   setglobal fileencoding=utf-8
      >
      >   "setglobal bomb
      >   set fileencodings=ucs-bom,utf-8,latin1
      > endif
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > --
      > Regards,
      > Sibin

      No, as of now, Indic scripts are not supported well by vim.
      Arnab

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      Sibin

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