[texworks] Editor does not display UTF-8 correctly

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Tue Dec 30 02:59:07 CET 2014

On 2014-12-29 at 20:44:07 +0000, Joseph Wright wrote:

 > 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.

It's not very likely that fonts don't support Turkish nowadays.  It
could be an input-encoding problem as well.   

Which input encoding is being used?


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