Uniencode fails on some chars

Tuviah M Snyder diskot123 at juno.com
Wed Apr 30 21:02:01 CDT 2003


>or drag and
>drop unicode text into a field
>Otherwise the converted text will be 
>mojibake, if you are unlucky.  Especially UTF8 is very bad. Most of all
time you 
>get a rainbow cursor.  It's very heavy garbage text.
most modern applications will drag text as unicode, and plain text. So
instead of guessing the format you can do something like:

on dragdrop
        if "unicode" is among the items of keys(the dragdata) then set
the unicodetext of me to the dragdata["unicode"]
end dragdrop

Tuviah Snyder <tuviah at runrev.com> <http://www.runrev.com/>
Runtime Revolution Limited - Software at the Speed of Thought



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