LiveCode 7 codepoint question

Kenji Kojima index at kenjikojima.com
Sat Apr 19 07:51:52 EDT 2014


Dar,

I do not have enough time seeing the script in this weekend. 
I will see well it next week.

Thanks anyway,
--
Kenji Kojima / 小島健治
http://www.kenjikojima.com/



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	ド	1
> 
> Dar
> 
> ———
> 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.”
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> --
>> Kenji Kojima / 小島健治
>> http://www.kenjikojima.com/
>> 
>> 
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