[OT] LC's Fields of the Future

Mark Schonewille m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com
Fri Feb 24 10:43:21 CST 2012


Kevin,

Unicode chunks will definitely be useful. I'll have to test this feature, but if it works then it might be worth the €99 for a license update.

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Mark Schonewille

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On 24 feb 2012, at 17:36, Kevin Miller wrote:

> LiveCode is for verticals, of which there are many to which it is greatly
> suited. The new field features support those and there is a much more
> flexibility in there now, not least the textChanged message allowing a
> great deal of custom control. However we would not recommend it for
> developing the next Word.
> 
> There may not be full Unicode in 5.5 but we have made *significant*
> progress with the addition of Unicode chunks in fields and decoupling of
> the language from text font and styles. Those using Unicode are going to
> find it a whole lot easier.
> 
> Kind regards,
> 
> Kevin




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