numToChar with socking great numbers
richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Mon Jan 13 05:43:47 EST 2014
On 13/01/14 12:24, Fraser Gordon wrote:
> Hi Richmond,
> My bad, should have been:
> numtoChar(55357) & numToChar(56832)
> Note that current versions of LiveCode don't really treat surrogate pairs properly - each codeunit of the pair is treated as a character so it is possible to do things like apply a style that only affects one of the two units. When this happens, the string gets split between the pair and it no longer works properly so be careful.
> As I like to harp on about, this will be fixed in 7.0.
Well, the scriptEditor didn't throw a bluey this time, but I didn't get
the smiley face at Unicode 1F600,
but 6 squares with crosses in them. [Linux]
So this probably doesn't work properly.
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