[Rd] Unicode display problem with data frames under Windows
murdoch.duncan at gmail.com
Mon May 25 18:43:32 CEST 2015
On 25/05/2015 11:37 AM, Ista Zahn wrote:
> AFAIK this is the way it works on Windows. It has been discussed in several
> places, e.g.
> (both of these came up when I googled the subject line of your email).
Yes, but it is a bug, just a hard one to fix. It needs someone to
dedicate a serious amount of time to deal with it.
Since most of the people who tend to do that generally use systems in
UTF-8 locales where this isn't a problem, or don't use Windows, it is
> On May 25, 2015 9:39 AM, "Richard Cotton" <richierocks at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Here's a data frame with some Unicode symbols (set intersection and union).
> > d <- data.frame(x = "A \u222a B \u2229 C")
> > Printing this data frame under R 3.2.0 patched (r68378) and Windows 7, I
> > see
> > d
> > ## x
> > ## 1 A <U+222A> B n C
> > Printing the column itself works fine.
> > d$x
> > ##  A ∪ B ∩ C
> > ## Levels: A ∪ B ∩ C
> > The encoding is correctly UTF-8.
> > Encoding(as.character(d$x))
> > ##  "UTF-8"
> > Under Linux both forms of printing are fine for me.
> > I'm not quite sure whether I've missed a setting or if this is a bug, so
> > Am I doing something silly?
> > Can anyone else reproduce this?
> > --
> > Regards,
> > Richie
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