formattedText and Unicode
ambassador at fourthworld.com
Sun Aug 9 22:28:27 EDT 2009
Terry Judd wrote:
> On 10/08/09 12:06 PM, "Richard Gaskin" <ambassador at fourthworld.com> wrote:
>> Two challenges remain:
>> While the glyphs appear to be good, the line spacing is way off.
>> Looking at the same files in TextEdit shows a lot of blank lines, but in
>> the Rev field they're all bunched up together.
>> And second, I've found no way to get the formattedText in any form that
>> looks usable. :(
> Richard - do you have any 'sample' files that you'd be willing to share to
> others prepared to do a bit of further testing/investigation?
Thanks for asking, Terry. Oddly enough, I can find the most obscure
stuff on the web but looking for collections of Unicode sample files has
Most of the texts I have are from a client, so I'm not at liberty to
But I found a good trick for generating all sorts of files: if you're a
Mac user TextEdit lets you save files in a great many different encodings.
I opened up some plain text files here, and saved 'em out various ways
in TextEdit. Doesn't help with the multi-lingual stuff, but at least
lets you pin down handing different encoding methods -- and in a
language I can read. :)
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