Posted: Tue 25 Feb 2014, 20:50 Post_subject:
Mix ascii and utf-8 in one text file
I have written an example to show how easy it is
to add some utf-8 text to some ascii text and produce a file.
UTF-8 allows more diverse characters so it is good for math formulas.
ascii text is good for gettext translation. So a mixture of
the two types is useful. The ascii text is part of the script whereas
the utf-8 text is a separate file stored in /root/.config/Mix_text/ .
I wrote the script so that the utf-8 text could be added to the beginning
or end of a line of ascii text.
I put the script in a pet file to make it easy to install.
Launch it from the Start menu
Start Menu > Utility > Mix text
The combined text file is shown. (see image). This file is stored in