Unicode 0x1cf6 and so on
richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Sat Mar 25 14:14:13 EDT 2017
NOPE: this would seem to be a LiveCode-specific problem as I just
entered those 3 characters
(which are present in my Devawriter.ttf) font into a LibreOffice Writer
document (Mac OS) without
a backward glance.
On 3/25/17 5:35 pm, Richmond Mathewson wrote:
> I have a "funny feeling" this is some problem with kerning rules for
> the characters
> 1CF5, 1CF6 and 1CF7 only.
> On 3/25/17 4:54 pm, Richmond Mathewson wrote:
>> It seems impossible to do this:
>> put numToCodepoint(0x1cf7) into fld "fff" (LC 8.1.3)
>> all one gets is a horrible little square (which one should not):
>> if one does this sort of thing:
>> put numToCodepoint(0x1cf7) & numToCodepoint(123) into fld "fff"
>> one gets the desired char followed by the second one (in this case,
>> curly bracket)
>> trying this:
>> put numToCodepoint(7415) into fld "fff" is no better.
>> Is this:
>> 1. a Richmond problem?
>> 2. a LiveCode problem?
>> 3. a Unicode problem?
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