The REPL and character display

What should I install so that in Julia REPL, symbols and special characters can be correctly seen. In the figure I show what happens:

However in VS Code Terminal, the characters and symbols are correctly seen

julia> versioninfo()
Julia Version 1.6.0
Commit f9720dc2eb (2021-03-24 12:55 UTC)
Platform Info:
  OS: Windows (x86_64-w64-mingw32)
  CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 1800X Eight-Core Processor
  LIBM: libopenlibm
  LLVM: libLLVM-11.0.1 (ORCJIT, znver1)
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You can try the Windows Terminal as suggested here: Platform Specific Instructions for Official Binaries

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Julia is added to the Windows PATH

No he meant this section:

We highly recommend running Julia using a modern terminal, such as installing the Windows Terminal from the Microsoft Store.

The point is: the missing symbols are due to the terminal, not Julia. A newer terminal will display them (given that a proper font is available)

The standard REPL should also display the characters provided you set it to a font that supports them. The problem is that it’s really hard to find a monospace font that (1) has wide character support and (2) looks good. The reason why quality editors and terminals often display tricky glyphs even when set to a font that doesn’t support them is that they have “font fallback”, i.e. they use some backup typeface when the primary one chokes on a weird character.

That said, +1 for Windows Terminal. It’s fantastic.

Customizing the Command Prompt Fonts in Windows 10 to JetBrains Mono NL