UTF8 and hand crafting styles

Mark Schonewille m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com
Sun Apr 19 16:43:19 EDT 2009

Hi David,

Do you think that simple conversion to UTF16 won't work?

put uniencode(myUTF8Var,"UTF8") into myUTF16Var
set the unicodeText of fld x to myUTF16Var

Once you have done this, you could retrieve and adjust the htmlText.

Best regards,

Mark Schonewille

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On 19 apr 2009, at 22:31, David Bovill wrote:

> I mainly work with htmltext - and add the styling direct to the chunks
> needed with scripts - like "<b>... </b>", font colours, links etc So  
> how
> should I work with UTF8 that I get from a web service?
>   1. Turn the utf8 to htmltext and then format as usual
>   2. Figure out how to insert small utf16 equivalents for formatting
> What are the implications of converting to htmltext - I 'guess" it's a
> loss-less conversion?
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