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Some German letters not displayed correctly in debriefing


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Hi

 

I have a problem with some German letters (ä,ü etc) are not displayed correctly in the debriefing when playing a DCG campaign using 3.49 beta12.

 

DCG-_Debrief.jpg

 

Text from debriefing.txt:

 

Debrief:
 
Mission results:
Hauptmann Matthäus Grünau was shot down.
Oberfeldwebel von Oben shot down a Nieuport 17 to score his 2nd victory.
Oberfeldwebel von Oben shot down a Nieuport 17 to score his 3rd victory.
Oberleutnant Albrecht Steinhauser was shot down.
Oberfeldwebel Rainer Müller shot down a Nieuport 17 to score his 1st victory.
Oberfeldwebel Rainer Müller bailed out.
Oberfeldwebel Rainer Müller was shot down.
Oberfeldwebel Rainer Müller, having bailed out, hitched a ride back to the airfield.

 

 

Is that possible to fix?

 

Best regards

 

vonOben

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I've modified the .exe so that it will look for a file called "de_names.dat" before opting to use the German names in the .exe file.

 

The format of that file is simply first_name family_name...

 

For example:

Hermann Voss
Manfred von_Richthofen
Lother Richter

Notice the "underscore" in place of a space to denote the "von" is attached to the last name and not first.

 

The minimum number of names required is 30 but I recommend way more (~100+).  It doesn't matter which first name is attached to a last name.  When DCG creates the pilot names, it'll take a first name from the first column and the last name from the second.

 

Don't leave blank lines in the file (especially at the bottom).

 

New beta posted shortly.

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