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Old 10-08-2009
Euro - Symbol with enscript

Hello List,
I am new in this forum. I have a problem with enscript and I am searching for about one year for a solution:

We are using enscript and ghostscript to create pdf-Documents with our Software running on linux server.

To print the EURO Symbol on a fixed place I can change the Font-Map

f.e:
ascii 1, "ps{/StandardSymL findfont 20 scalefont setfont}",

then I print ascii 160 for the Euro-Symbol.

But pinting free text I can not change the Font-Map for only one letter and instead of I will see only \200 in my pdf document

I hope you will uinderstand my problem.

Any idea are welcome

kind regards

stefan2907
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Old 12-22-2009
We had the same problem many years back, even before keyboards were equipped with the euro symbol, and we settled for the 3 letter ISO code, which is also offers wide portability. See here for the codes: ISO 4217 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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