Re: wcout, wprintf() only print English

Rolf Magnus <>
Sun, 24 Feb 2008 12:46:46 +0100
James Kanze wrote:

On Feb 23, 11:33 am, Rolf Magnus <> wrote:

Ioannis Vranos wrote:

Ioannis Vranos wrote:

Has anyone actually managed to print non-English text by
using wcout or wprintf and the rest of standard, wide
character functions?

For example:

[john@localhost src]$ cat
#include <iostream>

int main()
         using namespace std;

         wcout<< L"?????????????????????? ????????????\n";

Are you sure that you stored your source file in the same
encoding the compiler expects as source character set?

Are you sure the compiler even allows anything but US ASCII as

I don't know, but if it doesn't, the file was not stored in the encoding
that the compiler expected ;-)
The OP could use the \u notation to specify his wide characters.

Before going any further, we have to know 1) how the Greek
characters are encoded. (Probably UTF-8, since that what my
editor is configured for, and I'm seeing them correctly.)

Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-7; format=flowed

But the encoding used in the posting need not be the same as the encoding in
the original source file.

And which compiler he's using, which options, and what the compiler
documentation says about input file encodings. Most likely,
he'll have to ask in a group for his compiler what it accepts,
and how to make it accept what he's got.


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