Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: Cygwin 2.6.1-1
- Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2017 16:00:23 -0800 (PST)
- From: Steven Penny <svnpenn@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: Cygwin 2.6.1-1
On Tue, 10 Jan 2017 13:08:30, Brian Inglis wrote:
> Alt-numpad-decimal e.g. Alt234 depends on the console codepage selected.
I tested this on Windows 7 in a pristine virtual machine, and cmd.exe passes
just fine, even with code page 437 and crappy raster font. Meanwhile bash.exe
> Mintty selection of Options/Text/Locale and Character set UTF-8 or cmd
> chcp 65001 selects Unicode.
No one said anything about Mintty. This is about bash.exe, launched by itself
or via Cygwin.bat
> Alt-numpad-+-hex (on regular keys) allows hex unicode input e.g.
> Alt+3a9 if the font supports the character.
No one said anything about hex input.
> Free text fonts which support Unicode character emojis are updated
> Look for Cygwin packages matching ...font... containing Truetype or
> Opentype fonts, and just copy them to Windows/Fonts e.g.
A font does not need to be installed. Raster, Consolas and Lucida all work
already through cmd.exe.
I do appreciate your response, but all you have done here is thrown a bunch of
guesses at the wall hoping something would stick. It would be a better use of
everyones time if you actually tested your suggestions before posting them.
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