Chris Lervag wrote in post #1036849:
> Heesob Park wrote in post #1036844:
>
>> It seems that the actual encoding of test.rb is not CP850 but UTF-8.
>>
>> The string "" is encoded as "\xC3\xA6\xC3\xB8\xC3\xA5" in UTF-8.
>
> Well, I've tried marking the file with # Encoding: UTF-8 as well, but it
> still doesnt help me getting my "" string printed properly to the
> screen. So my problem remains, how do I need to configure this so that a
> string like "" in my Ruby file gets printed, and not having to use
> the 'ugly' hex injections?
>

Did you check your console is actually using TrueType fonts?

Have you tried setting the codepage to Unicode? (chcp 65001)

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Luis Lavena