[Xmonad] Non-English letters in XPrompt?

Xiao-Yong Jin xj2106 at columbia.edu
Sat Sep 8 09:52:53 EDT 2007

Andrea Rossato <mailing_list at istitutocolli.org> writes:

> On Sat, Sep 08, 2007 at 01:35:25AM -0400, Xiao-Yong Jin wrote:
>> What else should I do to make the font showing the correct
>> characters?
> The problem cannot be solved with a configuration option I'm afraid. 
> I need to investigate it a bit further but I want to have this
> encoding problem solved. I would like to know something about your
> configuration: what locale are you using? are you using utf8 fonts?
> Because the same happens here with utf8 and non ascii characters (I
> didn't notice before because I only use ascii character for files'
> names).

I'm using `en_US.UTF-8'.  And it's a utf8 font.

> The fact that completions works (as you said) lead me to think it
> could just be Graphics.X11.Xlib.Misc.drawImageString. Probably we need
> XDrawImageString16, but I'm not sure yet.

I've the least idea how it works.  I really appreciate your
effort on it.


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