HTMLtext in Label?

Peter W A Wood peterwawood at gmail.com
Sun May 11 06:14:18 EDT 2014


On Sunday, 11 May 2014, Richmond
<richmondmathewson at gmail.com<javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','richmondmathewson at gmail.com');>>
wrote:

> 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
>

It seems that the bods at Unicode seem to think it Is in the range for
combinig marks - http://www.unicode.org/charts/PDF/U0300.pdf - so it's not
just apple.

More investigating required.

Regards

Peter



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