36768Re: Extended ASCII characters garbled in Vim 6.3b [Win32 console]
- Jun 2, 2004Craig Barkhouse <cabarkho@...> wrote:
> OK, by "ASCII art" I think I do mean what you call "DOS characters" --Are you sure it's 1252? When I set 'enc' to "utf-8" in gvim, then do ":view
> extended ASCII characters in the 128-255 range. These include special
> graphic symbols as well as certain accented characters. For example,
> 251 is a square root symbol (?). If you're at a Windows cmd prompt
> you should be able to press Alt+251 (numeric keypad) to make the
> symbol appear. You can echo the character to a file to do a little
> test. Edit the file with VIM, and with tenc=cp437 the character
> appears as a u-circumflex. With tenc= or tenc=cp1252, it appears as
> a square root symbol. In GVIM, no matter what tenc is set to, the
> character appears as a square root symbol.
> Now, I have some extended ASCII (128-255) symbols in my .vimrc, and I
> just want them to display properly (as symbols, not accented
> characters as in Latin-1) on screen.
> Curiously, when I set my codepage to 1252 and start VIM, tenc is not
> "cp1252" but rather is empty. cp1252 looks like it has all the
> special symbols I'm looking for.
++enc=cp1252 upascii.txt" (the file I sent with my previous post), then
"setl fenc?" the answer is "cp437"... Apparently, when told to use code page
1252, gvim uses 437 instead.
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