Characters above ASCII 255

Phil Davis revdev at
Sun Sep 10 17:16:24 EDT 2006

Hi Adrian,

Take a look in the docs at the UseUnicode property. It enables numToChar() to 
process values higher than 255.

Phil Davis

Adrian Williams wrote:
> I'm having trouble accessing ASCII characters above 255
> in a font that has 1200 characters. I've tried this...
>   put numToChar(1378) into field "FontDisplay.txt"
> but get two unwanted characters: a hollow square next to a character.
> Should I be doing some kind of conversion or calling for a
> Hexadecimal value or something else?
> Adrian Williams
> Surrey, UK

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