Using unicode characters in Windows command line
(Diary of an Old Professor who is still Programming)
30 March 2019
As I have written in
"Using Python on Windows",
I have recently begun to use a light Windows laptop instead of MacBook Air
during my business trip.
Even during my business trip, I want to enjoy programming.
My MacBook Air has had enough development environment
but my Windows laptop has only partial
environment. So, I have decided to use
the environment in my main machine in my office through VPN connection.
When I do this with the MacBook Air, I have no problem,
BUT, you know, with the Windows laptop, Oh là là !
Surprisingly, the default character code in Japanese Windows command line is still
I have searched in the internet and have found that I can change the
character code setting in Windows command line by the command `CHCP'.
will change the character code to UTF-8.
(To return to Shift-JIS, chcp 932.)
Moreover, I have found that I should set the bash environment variable `LANG' on the
remote machine to `ja_JP.UTF-8'.
Well, any way, these settings seem to work.
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