[Rd] Unicode display problem with data frames under Windows
richierocks at gmail.com
Tue May 26 09:01:00 CEST 2015
On 25 May 2015 at 19:43, Duncan Murdoch <murdoch.duncan at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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 languishing.
Thanks for the link and the explanation of why the bug exists.
>> 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
For future readers searching for a solution to this, you can get
correct printing by setting the CTYPE part of the locale to
##  "Chinese (Simplified)_People's Republic of China.936"
## 1 A ∪ B ∩ C
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