Using 2-bit Fonts

Scott Rossi scott at
Tue Mar 26 12:22:01 EST 2002

Recently, David Lee Fish wrote:

> I'm building a Japanese language study application and am having problems
> with the fields containing Japanese 2-bit fonts.
> When the contents of a field are in something like Palatino or Helvetica,
> everything works fine but of course the Japanese looks like nonsense.
> When I set the same field and its contents to a Japanese font, like Osaka,
> the text appears correctly,  but line breaks become wacky, I can't edit the
> contents of the field, and clicktext and clickchunk return the entire line.
> What's up?

Unfortunately, there are some limitations with double byte character fonts
in MC/REV:

1) They can't be input reliably, only displayed

2) They must be manually wrapped using spaces as line breaks


Scott Rossi
Creative Director

Tactile Media, Multimedia & Design
Email: scott at

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