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Re: "à" in title makes damaged pdf

From: Thomas Morley
Subject: Re: "à" in title makes damaged pdf
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2013 02:18:30 +0100

2013/2/24 yvand <address@hidden>:
> Le 24/02/2013 19:03, james a écrit :
>> the problem here is not in lilypond, nor in the file, exactly. The problem
>> is the character encoding. (You can look up character encoding on wikipedia
>> if you really want to know more about it.) More to the point: the best way
>> to help solve your problem would be to know which program you use to create
>> the lilypond file and then find out how to enable utf-8 by default in the
>> program.
> I don't understand,

Well, we're discussing two problems

a) We can't trust in our encoding while communicating via mail or
looking up the the archives.
    That's horrible.
b) The problem you reported. James gave you some good advice.

> the problem only occurs with this character and with
> this version of lilypond ! (using the title "Lettre à Élise")
> I use gedit to write lilypond files, the files are encoded in utf8.

I doubt.

To test under nearly the same conditions I installed 2.16.2, wrote
(not copied) the example and compiled it.
No problem.

Are you _really_ sure about your utf8 encoding?
How do you test it?


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