Debugger Console Encoding issue


The Debugger Console is using a wrong encoding. I have set.


However, the issue persist.



Have you restarted the IDEA after changing VMoptions? Also could you please provide idea.log (Help | Show log...).


Yes, I have. Also I have Invalidate Caches and restart.

Here is the link to the log file. 


Could you please provide an example of the project where the problem reproduce?


It's on all projects, even when I start a new project from a template.

The problem is on IntelliJ IDEA 2019.1 Beta

IntelliJ IDEA 2019.1 Beta (Ultimate Edition)

Build #IU-191.6183.20, built on March 14, 2019
IntelliJ IDEA EAP User
Expiration date: April 13, 2019
JRE: 1.8.0_202-release-1483-b39 x86_64
JVM: OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM by JetBrains s.r.o
macOS 10.14.3

I have tried to replicate the issue on the stable build, and its working fine there.


Are you using a custom font (Preferences | Appearance & Behavior | Appearance | Use custom font)? Or maybe custom font for the console (Preferences | Editor | Color Scheme | Console font)?


You were right, was the font. I was using Fira Code

I have changed back to Menlo and now is displaying the text properly.


I set it like this,but still error



@Xuzqyoung  Maybe you should set the fallback font to a more complete font set, say the MS YaHei UI.


I can not output  like this 【】 


@Xuzqyong  Can you attach the screenshots of your errors window and fallback font settings?


I’ve just run into this issue. After a little trial and error, here’s what I found:

  • The only monospace font on my system with this issue is JetBrains Mono (oops)
  • Copy/pasting the corrupted text into the main editor ‘corrects’ it
  • Ligatures enabled/disabled makes no difference
  • The patched Nerd Fonts version of JBM does not have this issue
  • Fira Code works OK but individual weighted versions (Fira Code Light/Medium/Retina) do not, instead displaying a random serif font and ignoring the fallback

Any ideas?


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Runtime version: 11.0.6+8-b520.43 x86_64
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Please report at with a sample project to reproduce and a screenshot of the issue.


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