Converting from unicode to ASCII
J. Landman Gay
jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Thu Sep 24 12:14:22 EDT 2020
I'm pretty sure each record has an ID. This would be for ensuring unique
file names, right?
Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at hyperactivesw.com
HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com
On September 24, 2020 2:00:50 AM Dave Cragg via use-livecode
<use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> You said earlier you don't have a field in the database for the file name.
> But does the database table have a unique numerical ID field for each
> record? If so, could you strip out the non-ASCII characters and then
> append the numerical ID to the file name?
>> On 23 Sep 2020, at 20:59, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
>> <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>> I'm drifting toward the idea of removing non-ascii characters. That might
>> satisfy all requirements, at least for now. We don't do Sanskrit or Chinese
>> yet. Or alternately I could bite the bullet and convert my build tool to
>> insert metadata into the clickable lists. That isn't terribly difficult, I
>> was just wondering if there was a different way using what we already have.
> use-livecode mailing list
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com
> Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your
> subscription preferences:
More information about the use-livecode