Property Profiles - differences on Mac and Windows (language issues)
christian.langers at education.lu
Mon Aug 18 08:24:23 CDT 2008
thanks for your reply....
Well, that means more work to come....
Le 18 août 08 à 14:30, Mark Schonewille a écrit :
> Hi Christian,
> The text encoding in fields is respected when you move your stack
> from one platform to another. All text in fields is converted to
> make it display correctly in other operating systems. Data in
> properties is not converted, because this would corrupt the data.
> An easy way to overcome this problem might be to save your strings
> in a field and retrieve the data from this field instead of a custom
> The correct way to do this would be to create profiles not only for
> each language but also for each platform. You would need a number of
> profiles equal to number of languages times number of platforms.
> For a long time, profiles caused a lot of problems. if you use
> profiles, I would recommend testing your software extensively, with
> special attention for profiles, before distributing it.
> Best regards,
> Mark Schonewille
> Economy-x-Talk Consulting and Software Engineering
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> On 18 aug 2008, at 14:09, Christian Langers wrote:
>> I just finished translating my app into 3 languages ; I developped
>> on a Mac and I wanted to test my app on Windows.
>> Surprise, surprise the objects lables/text in German (Umlauts
>> mainly) or French (accents) are not respected (instead of Umlauts
>> you have different symbols) on the Win machine...
>> Everything works fine on my Mac...
>> Is there a way to correct this problem ? Why is the Rev engine not
>> taking this into account ? or are there ways of doing that I ignore ?
>> Please help ;-)
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