Double-Value Unicode?

Scott Rossi scott at
Fri May 16 19:58:07 EDT 2014

Hi All:

I thought I had figured out the display of Unicode glyphs in LC 6.6, and
then ran up against a threshold where the value of a character is
displayed as two values.  I'm guessing this is related to a "double-byte"
something or other.  How does one retrieve the value of a character as a
single value?

For example, I can set the htmlText of a field to 📞 and get the
correct unicode character to display.  But when retrieving the value for
the character, I get: ��

Can I encode/decode/jumpcode/flipcode something here to get a single value
representation of the character?

(Also, I'm unable set the value of the by setting the unicodeText to
numToChar(128222) -- only using the htmlText property seems to work).

Thanks for helping out this uniclueless dude.


Scott Rossi
Creative Director
Tactile Media, UX/UI Design

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