HTMLtext in Label?

Richmond richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Sun May 11 03:31:46 EDT 2014


On 11/05/14 07:18, Peter W A Wood wrote:
> Hi Scott
>
> This works for me in LiveCode 7 dp3:
>
> 	set the Label of Button "Button" to numToCodepoint(0x1D122)  ;; bass clef
>
> Also pasting the correct character into the label field in the property inspector works under OS X (and may work on other systems too.)
>
> I suspect the problem that you are encountering stems from U+0349 being a combining mark rather than a character in it's own right. From OS X character viewer:
>
> 	͉
> COMBINING LEFT ANGLE BELOW
> Unicode: U+0349, UTF-8: CD 89
>
> This will display the left angle in the label of a button:
>
> 	set  the Label of Button "Button" to " " & numToCodepoint(0x0349)
>
> Hope this helps.
>
> Peter

That's very queer: as far as I can see Hex 3A9 is an Omega.

Richmond.

>
> On 11 May 2014, at 03:26, Scott Rossi wrote:
>
>> Actually, I see there's a unicodeLabel property, which could work.
>>
>> So if the Unicode number of the character in a font is U+03A9, how does
>> one get this to render properly in a label?  I've tried various string
>> combinations and uni-prefixed properties, but I continue to get Asian
>> characters as the result.
>>
>> Thanks & Regards,
>>
>> Scott Rossi
>> Creative Director
>> Tactile Media, UX/UI Design
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On 5/10/14 11:17 AM, I wrote:
>>
>>> On 5/10/14 10:49 AM, "Richmond" <richmondmathewson at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> I can only assume that 'htmlText' is not a property of a label.
>>>
>>> It's not.  It's a field property.
>>>
>>> But I'm hoping someone may have found a way to pull this off.
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>>
>>> Scott Rossi
>>> Creative Director
>>> Tactile Media, UX/UI Design
>>
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