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Re: cygwin console


Hi!

Wednesday, 09 January, 2002 Pavel Tsekov ptsekov@syntrex.com wrote:

>> its very good. Bad i have some program  with ncurses. On the screen i
>> see the box() function in curses creates an ugly looking box, where the 
>> extended characters drawing the box (ACS_VLINE, ACS_HLINE) are replaced 
>> with characters from the lower ASCII set (3 and ). This code works fine 
>> under VT100 terminal settings.

PT> If you set the global CYGWIN environment variable to codepage:ansi the 
PT> problem should disappear - or am I wrong ?

exactly the opposite. codepage:ansi is a default setting, and to draw
"pretty boxes" one should use codepage:oem. Ain't it mentioned in
ncurses README?

Egor.            mailto:deo@logos-m.ru ICQ 5165414 FidoNet 2:5020/496.19


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