Unicode woes

Mark Schonewille m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com
Sat Aug 13 10:04:01 EDT 2011


Hi Richmond,

It doesn't work because the first char actually gets the first byte and thus you only get the first half of the first character. 

This might work, depending on the textFont setting and maybe writing direction:

on mouseUp
	set the unicodetext of fld "xxx" to char 1 to 2 of the unicodetext of fld "zzz"
end mouseUp

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On 13 aug 2011, at 15:43, Richmond Mathewson wrote:

> Anybody know why this doesn't work:
> 
> on mouseUp
> set the useUnicode to true
> set the unicodeText of fld "XXXX" to the first char of the unicodeText of fld "ZZZZ"
> end mouseUp
> 
> ???






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