Font question

Christian Mueller cmueller at
Thu Nov 6 00:03:19 GMT 2003

Am Donnerstag, 6. November 2003 00:33 schrieb Eugene:
> On Wednesday 05 November 2003 6:06 pm, Pulat Yunusov wrote:
> > That looks like the IBM ASCII chart and I am not sure if fonts or editors
> > that ship with KDE support it. You might want to search for a tool that
> > will convert IBM ASCII (extended) text to Unicode, which definitely has
> > entities for the characters you're looking for and is the right encoding
> > to migrate to for the long-term. Once your text is converted, you can
> > edit it with a modern Unicode editor.
> I guess I should have been more specific, you are correct IBM's extended
> ASCII.  That would be ideal if I could convert them.  I've tried kwrite,
> kword, opecoffice but nothing seems to convert properly.  You don't know of
> any programs/scripts to do it do you?  I think it would be pretty simple,
> just look up the ext ascii in a list and replace with the corresponding
> unicode character, but I haven't learned any unix shell scripting yet.

I guess the "recode" utility does what you want:


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