Re: [code] some unicode not rendering

From: Mitchell <m.att.foicica.com>
Date: Thu, 11 May 2017 23:04:46 -0400 (EDT)

Hi Carl and Pedro,

On Thu, 11 May 2017, Pedro Andres Aranda Gutierrez wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Since I live in an 'accented' world (Spanish, German and other languages I
> speak go beyond the seven bits) ;-) I'm always interested in this kind of
> issues. My test pages are:
>
> https://www.w3.org/2001/06/utf-8-test/postscript-utf-8.html, which covers
> 98% of my needs and
> http://www.fileformat.info/info/unicode/block/cyrillic/utf8test.htm for
> occasional Russian texts.
>
> The problem Carl reports can be even worse, because it also happens on my
> Mac with the Monaco font.
>
> This is how I see the second page with a cut&paste into mg3a, a text-based
> UTF-8 comoatible MicroEmacs:
>
> [image: Inline images 1]
>
> And this is how it appears with Textadept
>
> [image: Inline images 2]
>
> This is no show-stopper for me using TextAdept, but it could be...
>
> Thinking further down this line, it could be something related to
> Scintilla, right?
> I don't have SciTE for Mac, but if anyone in the list can check, it could
> be helpful
>
> My .2 cents, /PA
>
> On 10 May 2017 at 23:03, Carl Sturtivant <sturtivant.att.gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hello Mitchell,
>>
>> No, things are worse than that.
>>
>> I'm not using textadept in a console, i.e. not textadept-curses. Just the
>> regular GUI application.
>>
>> I'm just using the console with font set to Consolas as evidence that
>> Consolas can render those characters. Yet textadept with Consolas set as
>> the font in init.lua does not render them. Unclear what's going on.

Thanks for the additional information. I will add this to my TODO list for
investigation whenever I have access to a windows box. (I really need to
set up a Windows 7 VM sometime...) I wonder if it is an underlying GTK
issue rather than a Scintilla issue.

Sorry for the inconvenience :(

Cheers,
Mitchell

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