3.9 Oddities

stéphane ducasse ducasse at iam.unibe.ch
Tue Sep 5 07:12:45 UTC 2006

On 5 sept. 06, at 07:19, Rich Warren wrote:

> On Sep 4, 2006, at 4:03 AM, stéphane ducasse wrote:
>> On 4 sept. 06, at 11:52, Rich Warren wrote:
>>> I'm trying to move from 3.8 to 3.9, and I have a couple of odd  
>>> problems.
>>> In text areas, there are often odd boxes at the beginning of  
>>> lines. These do not show up in 3.8. Any idea how I can get rid of  
>>> them?
>> The "odd boxes" are bad characters that before were displayed as  
>> character space.
>> And it helps showing when you are copying and pasting code from  
>> web page and other foreign source.
>> Often I could not find the bugs and rewrite all the code that the  
>> students copied from pdf for example.
> They seem so prevalent. I though they might be a difference in EOL  
> symbols between Win/Mac/Unix. Does squeak use a standard end of  
> line character? Or does it vary based on OS. Is there a way you can  
> adjust this setting, or automatically convert documents?
> More to the point, why do they show up in 3.9 but not in 3.8?

because before there was no glyph for them.

> -Rich-

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