[wingide-users] Display Unicode strings in console?

Wing IDE Support support at wingware.com
Wed Mar 19 17:35:12 EDT 2014


On 3/19/14, 5:18 PM, Graham Wideman wrote:
> I assume it's the "Editor Font" in the Debug I/O window: Consolas.
>
> Looking at Consolas in Windows Character Map (or using a font editor), code point \u265E doesn't seem to have a glyph.
>
> In agreement with that finding, the same code in cmd.exe (with font set to Consolas, and after chcp 65001), the string will print, but the Knight character appears as a generic [?] box.
>
> So -- how does WingIDE manage to show the correct glyph?

I think the editor component that Wing uses (scintilla) or the qt layer 
beneath it is using a font with the glyph for those code points.  Wing 
does not ship with any private fonts.

Cheers,

John



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