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Re: Strange characters displayed in lists

Katsumi Yamaoka <yamaoka@xxxxxxx> writes:

>>>>>> In [emacs-w3m : No.08740] Stefan Reichör wrote:
>> Some characters can not be displayed correct on my system. They are
>> replaced by a placeholder rectangle.
> Could you let me know the url(s) where you looked at such
> characters?


The menu on the left side shows that characters (before Overview,
Status, Download,...)

>> I use utf-8 as coding system:
>> (setq w3m-coding-system 'utf-8
>>       w3m-file-coding-system 'utf-8
>>       w3m-file-name-coding-system 'utf-8
>>       w3m-input-coding-system 'utf-8
>>       w3m-output-coding-system 'utf-8
>>       w3m-terminal-coding-system 'utf-8)
>> One example are lists.
>> Hitting C-x = gives the following for this character:
>> Char: â–¡ (299233, #o1110341, #x490e1, file ...) point=284 of 5418 (5%) column=6
> It might not be strange.  In other words, it might exactly be
> what the author intended.  How this looks with another web
> browser?  Although I'm not so familiar with Emacs' unicode
> system, I know it sometimes does unwilling conversion on some
> characters.  For instance, it happens with the Japanese wide
> rectangle character:

It looks o.k. on other browsers.

>> My question is now:
>> Is there a way to show a different character instead of the rectangle?
> It depends on the original html source whether it is possible.
> Maybe.