unicodeText problem with Japanese

Devin Asay devin_asay at byu.edu
Mon Mar 26 14:59:30 CDT 2007


Thanks for sharing this, Kenji!

Devin

On Mar 26, 2007, at 10:09 AM, Kenji Kojima wrote:

> On Mar 23, 2007, at 10:26 AM, Devin Asay wrote:
>
>> Nicolas,
>>
>> I'm not sure what's causing your problems. Could it be related to  
>> this bug?
>>
>> http://quality.runrev.com/qacenter/show_bug.cgi?id=3614
>
> He contacted me and we found the problems.
> You cannot see the problems on Windows XP,
> but the problems appear on Windows2000(maybe before OS too).
>
> Importing UTF-16 Japanese text in Rev Field on Windows2000.
> • BOM changes to a garbage character.
> • CRLF of UTF-16 changes to a garbage character.
>
> the script has to be: for XP and 2000
>
> on mouseUp
>    answer file "Select Japanese Text"
>    put url ("binfile:" & it) into tURL
>    set the useUnicode to true
>    if baseConvert(charToNum(char 1 to 2 of tUTF16), 10, 16) =  
> "FEFF" then
>        delete char 1 to 2 of tURL
>    end if
>    replace (uniencode(CRLF)) with (uniencode(CR)) in tURL
>    set the unicodeText of fld "Japanese" to tURL
> end mouseUp
>
> --
> And MacOSX 10.3 Panther has the same BOM problem.
> But You cannot see it on 10.4 Tiger.


Devin Asay
Humanities Technology and Research Support Center
Brigham Young University




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