Re: mutt's pager and 8 bit chars
On Wed, Nov 01, 2000 at 03:33:01PM +0100, Mirko Parthey wrote:
> I can't figure out how to make mutt's builtin pager
> display characters >= chr(128), e.g. German Umlauts (ÄÖÜßäöü),
> they are shown as question marks.
> Mutt's "charset" option is set to "iso-8859-1". For the headers,
> you can take this message as reference.
> After setting the "pager" option to "less", these characters are being
> displayed just fine, but I don't really want to use an external pager.
> Pine also has no problems displaying the message.
> Am I missing something obvious?
I have my LANG environment variable set to en_US and umlauts show up
just fine. You might try setting yours to whatever is appropriate for
you. I guess it would be something like de_DE. Also, I had to choose
an iso-8859-1 font to use in my terminal, but since you say yours works
with less, you should be fine.
IF I HAD A MINE SHAFT, I don't think I would just abandon it. There's
got to be a better way.
-- Jack Handley, The New Mexican, 1988.