PC Symbol Font?

Graham Samuel livfoss at mac.com
Thu Dec 12 07:50:55 EST 2013


Amazing Jacque - you rescued me twice in 24 hours!

Thanks very much

Graham

On 11 Dec 2013, at 21:26, J. Landman Gay wrote:

> 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.
> 
> -- 
> Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
> HyperActive Software           |     http://www.hyperactivesw.com





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