Unicode display on Linux.

Warren Samples warren at warrensweb.us
Sun May 19 09:07:00 EDT 2013

On 05/19/2013 06:28 AM, Richmond wrote:
> On ALL the Linux systems I have tried that yields an - apparently -
> empty textField.
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------
> The Solution.
> The textField isn't empty, just setting the chars to transparent, or the
> same as the backgroundColor of the textField.
> So, one has to do this:
> set the useUnicode to true
> set the unicodeText of fld "OOTPUT" to the unicodeText of fld "OOTPUT" &
> numToChar(XXXXX)
> set the textColor of fld "OOTPUT" to "black"
> and this has to be done EVERY TIME a new char is appended.

You didn't mention filing a bug report, so it bears asking. Did you file 
one? There have been past bugs where the cursor has been apparently 
invisible but in reality was just set to white. Perhaps this bug, now 
that you have identified the problem, will be relatively easy to fix.


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