[fpc-devel] How to set code page in terminal? (Windows)

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.fpc-devel at telemetry.co.uk
Fri Jun 22 14:58:51 CEST 2012

Jonas Maebe wrote:
> Sven Barth wrote on Fri, 22 Jun 2012:
>> Am 22.06.2012 09:27, schrieb Mark Morgan Lloyd:
>>> Paul Ishenin wrote:
>>>> try {$codepage utf8} or add an utf8 BOM because your constant is
>>>> encoded in utf8.
>>> What version of FPC introduced this directive? I've got a couple of
>>> places I could do with documenting it as a prerequisite.
>> 2.6.0 has it already, AFAIK at least also 2.4.x.
> Support for this feature predates svn revision 1, so it was probably 
> already in 2.0.x.

Thanks Jonas, noted. So in practical terms it predates the point at 
which the LCL moved from favouring GTK to GTK2.

I've been using non-ASCII characters for a year or so when displaying 
e.g. Cyrillic RTTY output, but in general have set up the translation 
tables using numeric constants.

Mark Morgan Lloyd
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