how to set character encoding in kcontrol ?
James Richard Tyrer
tyrerj at acm.org
Sun Dec 21 01:59:06 GMT 2003
Martin Koller wrote:
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> Hi all,
> I know there once was a setting in kcontrol to define the character encoding
> for KDE, which I used to define iso8859-15, to be able to use the EURO sign.
> I'm not finding this option anymore - nor in KDE-3.2 and neither in
> Any ideas how I can define this now or which character encoding KDE uses by
KDE itself use UNICode by default. Some applications have ways to set the encoding for
How KDE interprets 8 bid encoding should be selected by your choice of Country/Region &
> P.S: My problem is, that I can't use the EURO sign currently ...
The KCM module "Country/Region & Language" is also where you can select your
representation for "Money".
Now if you question is how to get: "€" in place of: "EUR", I'm not exactly clear about
that except that the: "€" symbol is on page number 32 in UNICode.
Did you try changing your: "Currency symbol" in the KCM?
Or do you need to insert it when you are typing a document?
That would be a keyboard issue and I don't know if keyboard layouts have been upgraded to
use it. Otherwise, you can use KCharSelect (it is in Table 32) with other symbols.
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