Entering Multi-Byte Characters using the editor
Technical Note 59999
8/13/2018 8:20 AM
The editor fails to correctly paste a multi-byte string written in a non-Latin alphabet. What can be done?
Comment on the editor
The editor can enter Multi-Byte Characters that are part of the present locale (alphabet, code page etc.), but the editor can not handle several code pages (locales, alphabets etc.) at the same time.
Change the locale of the PC and enter the text (see the attached .pdf file), or convert the text outside the IAR Embedded Workbench IDE to hex values.
Comment on source
The source (C and assembler) must be written in ASCII, as defined by the ISO-standard for C.
- The attached pdf file Changing locale.pdf explains how to change locale on the PC.
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