Cross platform Emoji in a field within a group

Richmond richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Tue Aug 23 06:08:42 EDT 2016


How about using a ttf font?

Check out the Unicode specs on this:

http://www.unicode.org/charts/PDF/U1F600.pdf

Richmond.


On 23.08.2016 13:06, David V Glasgow wrote:
> Hello folks,
>
> I am fiddling with an app which involves fairly complex grouped objects each of which I want to be ‘taggable' using a subset of emoji. Probably a little line of them in a bar across the top of each group
>
> I am trying to decide whether to use a collection of png on an emoji card, or whether to go with unicode in a field generating the emoji.
>
> The former would be simpler, but I would have to handle the issue of platform compliance .
>
> The latter would delegate platform compliance to LC and I would be left with Unicode wrangling and and ‘font’ size.
>
> Or is platform compliance a non issue?  Are people so used to emoji in their variants, I can just create a set that I like and use them across platforms?
>
> Cheers,
>
> David Glasgow
>
>
>
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