Re: [dwm] [dclip] dmenu-based clipboard manager

From: Delta <>
Date: Tue, 30 Dec 2008 17:37:36 +0100

On Tue, 30 Dec 2008
bill lam <> wrote:

> On Mon, 29 Dec 2008, Delta wrote:
> > I usually use ISO-8859-15 character encoding on my system. I have tried with UTF-8 and also there was no problem, so let me try to delimit the problem:
> > Can you see your selection OK in the ~/.dclip_cache file after the M+C+c?
> No. it became ?????
> > Do you see weird characters only on shift+ins?
> all: dclip_cache, dmenu bar, shift+ins
> > Does this garbage appear anywhere you paste the clipboard content?
> vim, screen, xterm
> 1. dclip use latin-1 encoding, even I converted it to utf8, the
> problem persisted.
> 2. my signature contains chinese characters in utf8, can use see them
> or just some garbage (??????). You may try it as sample text.
> 3. the dmenu should use fonts that display unicode, I put this into
> config.h
> static const char font[] = "-*-fixed-medium-r-normal-*-14-*-*-*-*-*-*-*,-*-ukai-*-r-normal--*-*-*-*-*-*";

I also had problems with Chinese characters, even with utf-8 encoding. I suppose I need to install some font.

I only have been able to manage this characters correctly inside claws-mail (with its internal clipboard).

Now I don't have the time needed to make more tests, I'm sorry. I will let you know when I know something more about.


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