#422 Cannot change console font codepage

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nobody
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2012-10-26
2012-10-25
errorsys
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Settings/Appearance/[...] change codepage to Central Europe (cp1250), press OK than press [...] again - and nothing changed, still codepage is set to West Europe.

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  • Kirill
    Kirill
    2012-10-26

    • priority: 5 --> 1
    • status: open --> pending
     
  • Kirill
    Kirill
    2012-10-26

    In fact, Console does not remember the chosen script when you se the font through Settings > Appearance > Font Name. But it's probably not what you want to do any way.

    For one, most of fonts are Unicode any way and I doubt that there is that much of a difference between Central European and Western. I will gladly take it back if I have a reproducible scenario. I can easily use the default script and type and see Russian and see Japanese in the same Console window.

    For two, changing the script in Console is not going to change the codepage of the underlying shell.

    If some characters don't show up correctly, try the following:
    - change the font in the underlying shell to be TrueType (in Console, View > Console Window, in the opened window, System Menu > Properties > Font and choose font that has TT next to it; while you're there change the size to something small to have more flexibility in resizing Console)

    - change the code page in the underlying shell (use chcp command in cmd.exe).

    If above fails, post the failing scenario.

     
  • errorsys
    errorsys
    2012-10-26

    Thank's for prompt reply. I have followed your advices and the codepage was successfully changed. The problem was caused by the wrong font: Terminus
    The only thing that is not ok is that after codepage changing West is still showed in "Settings" when I open it again.
    But it's just a trifle...

     
  • errorsys
    errorsys
    2012-10-26

    • status: pending --> open