Bug 89816 - Shift-3 (UK pound sign) does not show pound sign
Shift-3 (UK pound sign) does not show pound sign
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: vte (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
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Reported: 2003-04-28 15:48 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:53 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-11-20 16:04:59 EST
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2003-04-28 15:49 EDT, Need Real Name
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Description Need Real Name 2003-04-28 15:48:09 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.2.1) Gecko/20030225

Description of problem:
When I press Shift+3 in gnome-terminal, a UK Pound sign is not shown.
See screenshot.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Shift+3 in gnome-terminal

Additional info:

Here's the text pasted from the screenshot. Note the odd character does paste as
a pound sign, so gnome-terminal is not displaying it correctly.

[root@localhost root]# 1 ! 2 " 3 � 4 $ 5 %
Comment 1 Need Real Name 2003-04-28 15:49:16 EDT
Created attachment 91350 [details]
Comment 2 Havoc Pennington 2003-04-28 16:04:50 EDT
Your font probably doesn't have pound sign, and vte doesn't do fontsetting yet
(fallback fonts for chars not present in current font)
Comment 3 Need Real Name 2003-11-19 17:26:52 EST
Is this fixed in Fedora Core 1?
Comment 4 Nalin Dahyabhai 2003-11-20 16:04:59 EST
Yes, it should be.  Fontsetting was implemented in an earlier 0.11
version than was included in FC1, so it's in there.  One of the
documentation files (/usr/share/doc/vte-0.11.10/iso2022.txt) can be
catted to demonstrate this.  Closing.  Thanks!

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