On Tue, 7 Apr 2009, [ISO-8859-1] Hélio Guilherme wrote:
I really like this feature :).
Glad to hear it!
The menu selection is working fine and is persistent.
It is only working for the selection of English (and Automatic). I
assume that Allin did only for English selection.
All the gretl languages will work -- provided that support for the
given locale, at the level of the C-library, is installed on your
system; that's not something that gretl can arrange.
Depending on your Linux distribution (I'm not familiar with
Linux4One) there may be a GUI way of setting this up. The basic
command-line way of doing it is via the "localedef" program
(which has a manual page and a --help option). For example, you
can install support for German by doing, as root,
localedef -i de_DE -f UTF-8 de_DE
(For Russian and Chinese, you'd also need to have suitable fonts
I suppose I should add an informative error message if the
language you choose is not supported on your computer.