HTMLtext in Label?

Peter W A Wood peterwawood at gmail.com
Sun May 11 06:26:33 EDT 2014


Richmond

I mistakenly typed 03A9 as 0349.  A trip to the optician is in order.

Regards

Peter

On Sunday, 11 May 2014, Peter W A Wood <peterwawood at gmail.com> wrote:

>
>
> On Sunday, 11 May 2014, Richmond <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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