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Euro symbol in SciTE4AutoIt3 displayed as x80

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#1 ·  Posted

I encountered today that the euro symbol when running .au3 file in SciTE4AutoIt3  is represented as x80.

Here is small example:

euro symbol in Scite4Autoit.jpg

Anyone any idea what it is and why it happens?

Oh and while asking this euro question I have also another.

Here is photo of my laptop keyboard:

how to trigger euro symbol on this keyboard.jpg

and 6th button of second row from above have %, 5 and € symbol

but somehow I miss 1 or another tiny detail and still haven't figure out what keys combination triggers

the € symbol. So what is the secret?

Thanks...

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#2 ·  Posted (edited)

\x80 is the hex for € in normal encoding (i.e. Windows 1252: Western European, Windows 1250: Central European etc.) Try holding down Ctrl and Alt keys then pressing the one with the € symbol.

 

Edited by Jury

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#3 ·  Posted

Yes, Ctrl and Alt or AltGr just at the right of the space bar.


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#4 ·  Posted

Thanks for reply,

my first question I just realized has maybe to do with next Scite setting:

output.code.page=65001 

So was initial value though after changing it to

output.code.page=0

brings euro symbol back into life.

So that issue is resolved.

Now I am curious what result will Ctrl + Alt + 5/%/€ produce.

€€€€€€€€€€€

Yes, finally!!! This little convenience I was trying to resolve many years already

and have in meantime found various alternative solutions like stupid simple copy/paste

way to more intelligent methods as Alt + 0128  which requires additional numbers pad 

usually found on the right side of the keyboard. 

Anyway Ctrl + Alt + 5 results as € !!!

By the way I see that the sign on English and Dutch keyboard layout get produced

but not on Ukrainian and Russian layouts.

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