Unicode revisited, this time with htmlText
ttasovac at Princeton.EDU
Fri Nov 21 05:23:33 EST 2003
Thanks for the explanation, Tuviah. I know now how to do it, but I
still think this is horrendously impractical. As I said, if I'm
getting Unicode strings from mySQL and want to display them as htmlText
-- I would have to convert every single character to its charToNum:
that's not very efficient at all.
I know that I am definitely NOT objective since my programming in
Revolution has to do exclusively with foreign languages and non English
scripts at the moment, but I strongly believe that an application which
claims Unicode support needs to make it equally easy for programmers to
deal with all languages/scripts... that's the point of Unicode, after
On Nov 19, 2003, at 7:49 PM, tuviah snyder wrote:
>> I think there should be a way of setting the basic html styling of
>> Unicode text without having
>> to import it from a text file and move it between the two fields.
> You should be able to generate the correct codes using chartonum, and
> setting useunicode to true.
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