Problem with category description (xea files) and special characters

Cristian Marchi cri79 at
Sat Nov 24 04:17:08 EST 2012

I was using 2.4.11 on win XP. I didn't think about testing the trunk 
build...just tested it and the problem is gone.


Il 23/11/2012 19.30, Geert Janssens ha scritto:
> Hi Cristian,
> Which version of GnuCash are you trying this with ? I tested with a 
> recent trunk build on Windows XP (set LANG=it_IT in the environment 
> file) and I see all the descriptions in the xea file.
> Geert
> On 21-11-12 20:37, Cristian Marchi wrote:
>> I run into a problem with the category description (contained in the 
>> xea files) in the third step of the New Account Hierarchy Assistant: 
>> the description is not shown if it contains special characters like 
>> à, è, ù etc... This happen only under windows XP and not under Linux 
>> (tested with the Italian translation). Should I open a bug report or 
>> can it be a problem related to charset?
>> Thanks
>> Cristian
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