numToChar with socking great numbers

Richmond richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Wed Jan 15 02:42:23 EST 2014


On 15/01/14 02:55, Peter W A Wood wrote:
> Richmond
>
> Have you tried displaying the pile of poo in LivecCode using the same font as you are using in Thunderbird? That would be the best evidence of whether LiveCode supports surrogate pairs under Linux or not.
>
> Regards
>
> Peter
>
>

That's a godd idea; although why everybody seems to think I want the 
pile of poo, when
I want 1F600 (the rictus smiley face) I just don't know.

The font is "sans-serif".

Now, in my font list over in Livecode I could only find a font listed as 
"Sans", which delivered a
blocked-in oblong rather than the face.

This would suggest that Thunderbird is using its own, built-in font.

Richmond.




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