Char Set on Custom Properties
m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com
Wed Jul 22 17:13:29 EDT 2015
Not exactly. All text is now unicode. If you set a custom property to
the text of a field, it is unicode already. When you set the text of a
field to a property, it is again unicode. This avoids the need for
mapping and other hacks.
I haven't tested this much. I can imagine that this is confusing,
particularly if you work with stacks on both old and new formats. If you
only use the new format, however, it is very convenient and you will
quickly get used to it.
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On 7/22/2015 23:06, Dan Friedman wrote:
> Hello! Way back in LiveCode 5 and 6, custom properties were not ported to the proper character set when you opened the stack on a different platform (Mac --> Win or Win --> Mac). This was easily solved by a simple macToISO() or ISOtoMac(). However, it appears that LC 7.x is now doing this char mapping for custom properties on it's own. Before I modify a mountain of code, can anyone confirm that LC 7+ automatically maps custom properties to the proper char set for the host platform?
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