[fpc-pascal]Linux RedHat v.8.0, fpc and Characters Set output.

Michael Van Canneyt michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be
Tue Jul 1 09:36:55 CEST 2003

On Mon, 30 Jun 2003 arturogr at gorsa.net.mx wrote:

> When using a character: ej. chr(254) and others, the "Terminal" window (in
> X mode (Graphic mode) using "startx") in Linux RH 8.0 show a "?" instead
> of the apropiate character.
> What is happening ?
> Same occurs when running the "FreePascal IDE for Linux v. 0.9.0
> 2002/04/30", the caracters arround the windows are "?".
> Out of the X mode, those characters do not appear. And I have deteccted
> that the BACKSPACE character is "equivalent" to a HOME character when key
> pressed (strange).
> How to make this things to be enougtly compatible with the "Win32" version
> of FP ?

Use the -F switch. Or set the VGA font in your x-term.


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