[texworks] Editor does not display UTF-8 correctly

Joseph Wright joseph.wright at morningstar2.co.uk
Mon Dec 29 21:44:07 CET 2014

On 29/12/2014 10:58, Ali Sinan Sertoz wrote:
> I use Turkish characters in some tex files which run smoothly, using
> babel packages, and also display correctly on winedt editor page.
> When I open the same file with Texworks the Turkish characters are not
> displayed correctly. In their places I see black diamonds with a
> question mark in the middle.
> However when I run (typeset) the file, it processes smoothly and the
> output pdf file is correct.
> My question is: How do I persuade Texworks editor page to display
> Turkish characters correctly? (I tried the obvious things but it looks
> like Format>Fonts>Writing System lacks Turkish. Then again it may have
> nothing to do with my problem.)
> Thank you most sincerely.
> Sinan

The symbols that can be displayed in the TeXworks editor window depend
on which font you are using there. Presumably you've picked ones without
the necessary characters for Turkish.
Joseph Wright

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