the mouseText and Unicode

Mark Schonewille m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com
Sat Jun 18 06:10:48 CDT 2011


Hi Richmond,

The itemDel can be only one char/byte long. If the useUnicode is true, then numToChar(32) returns 2 bytes. Hence the error. The docs are correct.

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On 18 jun 2011, at 12:28, Richmond Mathewson wrote:

> 
>>>> Is there an equivalent to the mouseText, or the mouseChunk, or the
>>>> mouseCharChunk that is Unicode-aware? Or some ingenious way to retrieve the
>>>> word that the user clicked?
> 
> doing THIS:
> 
> on mouseDown
>  set the useUnicode to true
>  set the unicodeText of fld "fEND" to the unicodeText of the clickText
> end mouseDown
> 
> only works with the FIRST word!
> 
> changing  clickText  to  clickChunk  gets exactly the same result.
> --------------------------------------------------------
> 
> so, here I am mucking around with itemDelimiter..........................
> 
> the Documentation states that I can write this:
> 
> set the itemDelimiter to numToChar(32)
> 
> but this throws a bug message: " execution eror . . . (Chunk: source is not a character) near " ", char 4
> 
> which would suggest the Docs are wrong ???????
> 
> these:  set the itemDelimiter to " "  / set the itemDelimiter to space
> 
> also result in NO JOY.




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