LiveCode 7 codepoint question
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Sat Apr 19 07:51:52 EDT 2014
I do not have enough time seeing the script in this weekend.
I will see well it next week.
Kenji Kojima / 小島健治
On Apr 18, 2014, at 5:47 PM, Dar Scott <dsc at swcp.com> wrote:
> Here is my experiment to look at characters that are multiple codepoints in Japanese. (This experiment is limited to Katakana.)
> (I don’t know Japanese, so I apologize for anything goofy.)
> This shows the two-codepoint versions of ド as one character.
> On my OS X system, the latter two did not render as one character in the message box, though. I might be doing something wrong. When I pasted the output string into mail, one of those combined but the second didn’t—maybe it is intended for use with half-width Katakana.
> The output is this:
> ト ド ド 1 トﾞ 1
> on mouseUp
> put numToCodepoint( 0x30C8 ) into kto
> put numToCodepoint( 0x30C9 ) into kdo
> put numToCodepoint( 0x3099 ) into kVoiceMark
> put numToCodepoint( 0xFF9E ) into kHalfVoiceMark
> put kto & kVoiceMark into kdoAlt1
> put length(kdoAlt1) into kdoAlt1N
> put kto & kHalfVoiceMark into kdoAlt2
> put length(kdoAlt2) into kdoAlt2N
> put kto & tab & kdo & tab & kdoAlt1 & tab & kdoAlt1N & tab & kdoAlt2 & tab & kdoAlt2N
> end mouseUp
> On Apr 18, 2014, at 2:59 PM, Kenji Kojima <index at kenjikojima.com> wrote:
>> What is the actual single unicode character which is composed of two or more code points?
>> I could not find it in Japanese characters. I could use same “char” and “code point” in Japanese.
>> Are there it in other languages?
>> There is a comment of “codepoint" on the dictionary.
>> "A codepoint is an integer identifier associted witha a Unicode character.
>> A single character is composed of one or more code points.”
>> Kenji Kojima / 小島健治
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