Using Greek in Gnucash 1.8.8
warlord at MIT.EDU
Thu Oct 21 09:34:10 EDT 2004
And again... Forwarded to gnucash-user, where this message belongs.
"Fr. Evdokimos" <athonite at mail.gr> writes:
> To conclude, after many a sleepless night I've finally got every thing
> working fine, it was an incorrect language setting as well as
> non-suitable fonts, for Greek fonts I found everything I needed from:
> Learning too use Linux can be a bit of an uphill struggle in the
> beginning but well worth the effort! I'm hooked!
> Thank you for your help.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Derek Atkins [mailto:derek at ihtfp.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, September 15, 2004 9:06 PM
> To: Fr. Evdokimos
> Cc: gnucash-user at gnucash.org
> Subject: Re: Using Greek in Gnucash 1.8.8
> I've forwarded your message to the gnucash-user list, which is where
> this should have gone. Gnucash is a gnome-1.4 app, which doesn't
> Unicode or UTF8. So, you should make sure that you are NOT running a
> UTF-8 locale setting (LANG) when you run GnuCash. The problem you claim
> is probably due to an "incorrect" LANG setting.
> Good Luck,
> "Fr. Evdokimos" <athonite at mail.gr> writes:
>> Dear Derek,
>> We are looking to changing over to Linux from Windows, and
> have chosen
>> to use Suse 9.1 pro.
>> As an alternative to Money we wish to use your Gnucash 1.8.8. But we
> are having
>> problems getting it to display Greek characters (preferably in
> Unicode). In the top
>> left hand corner of the screen it displays then correctly, but within
> the rest of
>> the program they appear as little boxes. We will need to be able to
> switch between
>> Greek and English.
>> I have tried using different fonts, but with no luck.
>> I thank you for your time,
>> The Monastery of St. Paul
>> Mount Athos
Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
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