[Gtk-sharp-list] German special characters on linux

Michael Hutchinson m.j.hutchinson at gmail.com
Tue Apr 7 17:24:27 EDT 2009

On Tue, Apr 7, 2009 at 7:15 AM, Philip Wobst <philip.wobst at aastra.com> wrote:
> I have a question regarding the encoding of German Umlauts "äüö" on linux
> with mono. I am developing a mono C# application mainly on Windows using
> Visual Studio and all special characters are displayed correctly in the
> windows environment. I am testing the application on the Mono VMWare image
> and when debugging using Monodevelop or runnig the compiled version of
> Monodevelp the special characters are displayed as question marks in little
> boxes. If I copy over the version I have compiled with Visual Studio the
> display of the special characters in the linux environmen is alrigt. Where
> does Monodevelop get the wrong encoding from and can this be overridden -
> the language settings for Opensuse are set to German and UTF-8?

You probably need to tell the compiler the encoding of your source
files, or convert them to UTF8.

Michael Hutchinson

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