Unicode display on Linux.

Richmond richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Sun May 19 10:23:15 EDT 2013

On 05/19/2013 04:07 PM, Warren Samples wrote:
> 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.

Bug report or no bug report, I have to work with LC 4.5.

A sorted out bug would appear in a later version; one for which I, 
currently (and many others, I suspect) do not have the money to buy.

Therefore, from my point of view, at least, these sorts of work arounds 
are very important.


> Warren
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