Special Characters in Console
palam_POOP_edes at softhome.net
Wed Oct 1 23:09:21 CEST 2003
I forgot to mention, I'm using Python on Windows...
Gregor <palam_POOP_edes at softhome.net> wrote in news:ObHeb.1385$6C4.1108
> I am trying to print some special characters, but they come out as
> different characters in the Python console. If I have a script like
> # -*- coding: latin_1 -*-
> print "Mädchen"
> print "M\xE4dchen"
> Both statements produce a capital sigma where they ä should be. Typing
> "\xE4" directly in the console also spits back a sigma.
> What encoding does the console use? Is there a way to get it to use
More information about the Python-list