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Re: vim display funny character under cygwin
- From: ERIC HO <ericmho at shaw dot ca>
- To: ERIC HO <ericmho at shaw dot ca>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com, Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- Date: Sat, 09 Apr 2005 10:27:59 -0600
- Subject: Re: vim display funny character under cygwin
Hi there, I've got the suggestion to try:
It works!! Thanks
----- Original Message -----
From: ERIC HO <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Friday, April 8, 2005 10:19 pm
Subject: Re: vim display funny character under cygwin
> Hi Igor, thank you for the suggestion. But I failed to find the
> proper setting for the tenc and fenc.
> I ended up setting up a vim mapping to change it as follows:
> map #8 :g/~S/s//"/g^M:g/~T/s//"/g^M:g/~Q/s//\'/g^M:g/~R/s//\'/g^M
> The characters are 147, 148, 145, 146 in decimal.
> Not an elegant solution. Please let me know if you have a encoding
> setting for me to try. Thanks again.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Igor Pechtchanski <email@example.com>
> Date: Friday, April 8, 2005 6:45 pm
> Subject: Re: vim display funny character under cygwin
> > On Fri, 8 Apr 2005, ERIC HO wrote:
> > > Hi there, not sure whether this is a cygwin or vim issue. I
> > a file
> > > that contains "hello" (note it's really a upside down ,,).
> > I cat
> > > the file, it displays correctly like when I use notepad. But
> > when I'm in
> > > vim editing the file, it shows up as ~Shello~T.
> > The above is expected behavior. You're trying to get Vim to
> > a file
> > in an encoding that it doesn't know how to display (UTF-8?), so it
> > substitutes its own character combinations (and colors, if
> > in a
> > color terminal) for those characters that aren't defined in the
> > currentterminal encoding.
> > You can get Vim to convert the characters for you, provided you
> > set the
> > correct 'termencoding' and 'fileencoding' combination. For more
> > information, run ":help 'termencoding'" and ":help
> > frominside Vim.
> > > Very likely it's not a cygwin issue. I'd appreciate if someone
> > has any
> > > suggestion for me. Thanks. Note: I'm running the latest cygwin
> > packages.
> > One more point: as described in <"
> > target="l">" target="l">http://cygwin.com/problems.html>, the
> > best way of reporting the status of your installation is by
> > attaching (as
> > an uncompressed text *attachment*) the output of "cygcheck -
> svr". You
> > probably don't need to do it in this particular case, though,
> > unless you
> > have other Cygwin-related problems or the answer above is not
> > satisfactory.
> > HTH,
> > Igor
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