AW: [R] Problem with German special characters
Michael.Wolf at bezreg-muenster.nrw.de
Wed Dec 15 09:13:10 CET 2004
Dear Prof. Ripley,
thanks for your help. Everything is working fine!
With best regards
Von: Brian D Ripley [mailto:ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk]
Gesendet: Mittwoch, 15. Dezember 2004 09:01
An: Wolf, Michael
Betreff: Re: [R] Problem with German special characters
Please do look in the list archives: this is a Windows bug worked around a while back. You need to get the R-patched version of R.
On Wed, 15 Dec 2004, Wolf, Michael wrote:
> Dear list!
> When using the German special characters I didn't see all characters
> in the correct way. Let's take the command
> ff <- "Ã¤Ã¶Ã¼ÃÃÃÃ" # (for those ones who can't see this in the correct way \"a, \"Ã¶, \"Ã¼
> # \ss (?), \"A, \"O and \"U in LaTeX commands
> 'ff' will show the output text "\344\366Ã¼Ã\304\326\334" on Rconsole. So only "Ã¼" ("\u) and "Ã" (\ss) are shown in the correct way. The other characters are coded in the "\" form.
> I found out that this problem doesn't occur when exporting 'ff' to a text file with 'writeLines'. When opening this file with a text editor you can see all characters in the correct way.
> What can I do to get the correct output of the special characters?
> Thanks for your help in advance!
> Mit freundlichen GrÃ¼Ãen
> Dr. Michael Wolf
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