Japanese on Revolution

Scott Rossi scott at tactilemedia.com
Fri Dec 7 16:24:00 EST 2001

Recently, Dave Cragg wrote:

> In addition to the wrapping issue, you'll have to watch for the
> mac/iso conversions that Rev automatically does in fields when
> changing between Mac and Windows. Japanese text that is Shift-JIS
> coded, for example, is the same on Mac and Windows. But Rev will try
> to convert when you switch platforms. One way round this is to keep
> the text in a custom property and load it into a field when needed,
> on openCard for example.

Another option is to store the text as external files in their own folder
and read them in at runtime or when needed (what I did in my project).  This
way writers/editors can easily make corrections to simple text files and you
just need to dump the new files into the main folder when you make updates.



Scott Rossi                       Tactile Media - Multimedia & Design
Creative Director                 Email: scott at tactilemedia.com
                                  Web: http://www.tactilemedia.com

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