Copying from MS word into RunRev 4.0

Jonathan Lynch jonathandlynch at gmail.com
Fri Sep 2 15:15:35 CDT 2011


Hi Keith,
I just tried doing this with the useunicode set to true, but the apostrophe
was still absent.

On Fri, Sep 2, 2011 at 3:56 PM, Keith Clarke <
keith.clarke at clarkeandclarke.co.uk> wrote:

> Jonathan, check that you have the useUnicode property set to true in your
> handler, as it's clear that the code for curly quotes (2019) is way up above
> the 127-255 range that numtochar will support without unicode enabled.
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quotation_mark_glyphs
>
> I've not had to dig into unicode yet, so I don't know too much more, but
> it's a recurring theme for community members, so the archives may be useful.
> Best,
> Keith..
>
> On 2 Sep 2011, at 20:28, J. Landman Gay wrote:
>
> > On 9/2/11 2:08 PM, Keith Clarke wrote:
> >> I'm confused, how do you know the characters are missing until you
> >> paste the clipboard contents somewhere within LC to render them and
> >> see them?
> >
> > The clipboardData is already a variable, so examining it to see what was
> actually copied should show accurate info. But you do make a good point,
> because looking at the variable contents has to put it into a field
> somewhere, even if it's only in the variable watcher. It may be the field
> rendering that's wrong instead of the clipboard content.
> >
> > Jonathan, you could test that with something like this:
> >
> > get the clipboardData["text"]
> > put numToChar(<whatever Word uses>) is in it
> >
> > If the message box shows true, then the characters are in there but the
> field isn't rendering them. You can then do a replace looking for
> numToChar(<whatever>) and replacing those with regular apostrophes.
> >
> > There was a bug in the database about copying text from Word. It was
> fixed and closed some time ago, but if the above doesn't work I think you
> should enter another bug report about it.
> >
> > --
> > Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
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