Writing to Mum in Glagolitic script

Richmond richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Wed May 21 14:48:28 EDT 2014


On 21/05/14 21:27, Alejandro Tejada wrote:
> Richmond,
>
> Looks like you should try again if font loading works for your
> program instead of asking users to install the required font(s).

I'll have a bash at that this weekend.

>
>  From this thread:
> http://runtime-revolution.278305.n4.nabble.com/revfont-external-and-start-using-font-file-td4679797.html
>
>> On Wednesday, May 21, 2014, Klaus major-k wrote:
>>> Does using the new syntax:
>>> start using font file "path/to/font.ttf
>>> still require the "revfont" external to be present?
>> Trevor DeVore answer:
>> No.
> By the way, you have already posted that you have
> Linux, MacOS X and Windows computers to test
> your programs.
>
> Could you test both of your carefully detailed examples
> using LiveCode 7 dp3 in every platform? ;)

You are asking a lot: for a start, my Devawriter contains thousands of 
numToChar statements that
have, for version 7, to be converted to 'what-ever-it-was-I-forgot'.

>
>> Consider the Sanskrit word "Karma";
>> I type in k - a - r - m - a and the
>> output has to be:
>> 'kamra' (which is read and pronounced 'karma').
>> Similarly with the word "hindi":
>> I type h - i - n - d - i and the output
>> has to do this:
>> i - h - i - (nd)  where '(nd)' is a "funny letter"
>> (conjunct consonant) formed when a 'n' knocks up
>> against an 'h'.
> Thanks in advance!
>
> Al
>
>





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