Running Mac-developed stacks on a PC
dam-pro.girard at laposte.net
Sun Nov 9 07:10:26 CST 2008
Hi from Nice,
To fix thoses encoding problems, our library NativeSpeak encode all
texts in UTF-8.
If your application does not have a lot of objects (less than 15), you
can use freely NativeSpeak. (The Starter Kit Edition)
There is a tutorial at this address:
Go to http://www.dam-pro.com to download NativeSpeak
Francis Nugent Dixon a écrit :
> Hi from Paris,
> I am in the process of delivering standalone stacks developed
> on my Mac, to my family (some French, some English)........
> (why do they all use PC's - when life begins with a Mac ?).
> I have multicard stacks with many text objects (some in French).
> When I run the stacks on the PC, all of the accents turn my
> text into gibberish.
> I have three possible solutions ...... :
> 1 - remove all accents from my text objects. What is the
> quickest way ? (but then I get hassle from my French family)
> 2 Convert all my text data to PC (ISO) - Mark Schonewille
> suggests using MactoISO.
> 3 - Create 2 .txt files, one for Mac execution, and one for PC
> execution. In my Export/Import scripts, I decide which to use.
> However, as I'm in standalone mode, I load my (empty) stack
> from a .txt file, and store the updated .txt file on exit.
> I use Record and Item delimiters numtochar(184) and numtochar(189)
> in my .txt file, as these characters never occur in my stack data.
> How do I convert all Mac text (with accents) to PC format, without
> touching these delimiters.
> This is more a call to our French friends who may have had this
> problem, rather than a search for efficient coding. But, I will
> take all helpful answers.
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