[jp] Strange character codes

Judd Montgomery judd at jpilot.org
Tue Dec 30 09:19:36 EST 2003

Mats Lidell wrote:
> Hi,
> Just switched to Fedora and now I'm getting strange character
> codes. It has probably something to do with the locales. I now have
> LANG=en_US.UTF-8 and I don't think that was the case before. 
> (I tried the simple minded export LANG=C before starting jpilot, that
> has helped with other apps before, but with no luck this time.)
> For example I get these types of warnings.
> ** (jpilot:21521): WARNING **: Invalid UTF8 string passed to pango_layout_set_text()
The GTK2 port does not do utf8 yet.  Try compiling it in GTK1.

> Some characters doesn't show or are displayed in strange ways. What is
> really odd is that it is different for different windows inside of
> jpilot. Example. I have a todo-item with this text:
>         Skriv tidrapport för dagen
>                           ^
> Notice this character.....|
> In the task-list it is just displayed as:
>         Skriv tidrapport f
GTK2/font problem.  Changing fonts sometimes helps.  GTK1 should work.

> So it is truncated at the offending character. But in the detailed (or
> input) window it is displayed in full. So the same text is displayed
> differently depending on where it is displayed.
> Yours

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