[GRASSLIST:3265] Re: [GRASS5] Hugarian and other ISO8859-2 languages in GRASS

Glynn Clements glynn.clements at virgin.net
Fri Apr 23 05:44:24 EDT 2004

Hamish wrote:

> > I'm not sure, but once I read, that someone  wrote about
> > implementation  hungarian (and other ISO8859-2) specific letters in
> > GRASS.  The problem was resolved at about 2 years ago. It is possible
> > to use those letters in GRASS monitor and with printer commands. The
> > GRASS polish fonts are from 2 years available, and (after some
> > letters) now I've decided to create the GRASS fonts with all ISO8859-2
> > fonts and HOWTO. I suppose, they will be ready to use at the end of
> > may. I've created  tools (http://wgug.meteo.uni.wroc.pl/ - link
> > "pliki" - take three last files and unpack - documentation is in
> > english & pilish language. With these tools you can very easy
> > create/modify GRASS fonts.
> You can probably just use d.text.freetype to display most (but not yet all)
> TrueType fonts on your system.

However, it has to have been built with iconv support in order to
display anything other than ISO-8859-1.

Also, that doesn't help for programs which use the GRASS stroke fonts
(e.g. d.legend).

Glynn Clements <glynn.clements at virgin.net>

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