[fpc-pascal]Linux RedHat v.8.0, fpc and Characters Set output.
Michael Van Canneyt
michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be
Tue Jul 1 15:13:15 CEST 2003
On Tue, 1 Jul 2003, Alex Dingle wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 01, 2003 at 09:36:55AM +0200, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
> > 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.
> The -F switch? What does that do? (looking at the man page, I see many
> varients of -F)
For the 'fp' IDE it switches to alternate characters for graphical characters.
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