PC Symbol Font?

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Wed Dec 11 15:26:01 EST 2013


On 12/11/13 1:36 PM, Graham Samuel wrote:
> Well, once I've mastered actually displaying Unicode characters in a
> LC field... time to read the latest release notes etc. Up to now my
> efforts have not worked (I tried to print a table of Unicode
> characters in a scrolling field). I would also want the use of
> Unicode to be completely transparent to the user. I suppose this must
> be the aim of the implementation anyway.
>
> But then it has to work on a PC with no tweaking of the underlying OS
> or downloading of fonts. Is this possible?
>

In cases like this, I sometimes use the htmlText. Pi has an html entity 
("Π") and you can insert that and then set the text of the field to 
the htmltext you generate. It goes cross-platform successfully.

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