numToChar with socking great numbers
revdev at pdslabs.net
Mon Jan 13 08:28:47 EST 2014
Regarding 7.0 and Unicode... Is it possible that we'll see support for
RTL text in 7.0? Or maybe 7.x?
On 1/13/14, 2:24 AM, 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.
> On 13 Jan 2014, at 10:19, Richmond <richmondmathewson at gmail.com> wrote:
>> So I did this:
>> on mouseUp
>> set the useUnicode to true
>> set the unicodetext of fld "ffff" to numtoChar(55357) + numToChar(56832)
>> end mouseUp
>> and got this:
>> button "Button": execution error at line 3 (Operators +: error in left operand), char 56
>> something obviously not quite right.
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