[R] R and national characters

Martin Gotz xgotz at informatics.muni.cz
Thu Nov 16 19:24:05 CET 2000

On Mon, 6 Nov 2000, Prof Brian D Ripley wrote:

> Under Unix, you should be able to plot on X11 or postscript devices any
> characters in the ISO latin1 character set: see ?text for some examples.
> You may need to set the locale correctly before launching R.
> On Windows, ditto for NT, but there are known problems with 95/98/ME that
> we think we have addressed for the next release.
> I assume you want Czech chars, and you will have to tell us if they are in
> ISO latin1, I am afraid.

Some Czech chars are in ISO Latin1 but only some. All are in ISO Latin2
(ISO-8859-2) in encoding for central European languages.

Martin Gotz

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