[oXygen-user] How to type an UTF8 symbol in text as well as in author mode
Imsieke, Gerrit, le-tex
gerrit.imsieke at le-tex.de
Mon Feb 19 09:23:51 CST 2018
You probably need to enter the codepoint’s hex value (0x2192) rather
than its UTF-8 representation.
On 19/02/2018 16:17, Bernhard Kleine wrote:
> The UTF8 table at
> http://www.utf8-zeichentabelle.de/unicode-utf8-table.pl?start=8592 shows
> this first four lines.
> Codepos. Zeichen UTF-8
> (hex.) Name
> U+2190 ← e2 86 90 LEFTWARDS ARROW
> U+2191 ↑ e2 86 91 UPWARDS ARROW
> U+2192 → e2 86 92 RIGHTWARDS ARROW
> U+2193 ↓ e2 86 93 DOWNWARDS ARROW
> When I tried to change a utf8 hex value in a simple doc, using
> Ctrl-Shift-X, I get:
> (not a valid hexadecimal sequence to change)
> I also tried the 0x1F926 from Bens example below. The same error. What
> do I wrong?
> These arrows would be a good example since they will be used.
> Am 19.02.2018 um 10:03 schrieb Oxygen XML Editor Support (Radu Coravu) :
>> Thanks for the reminder Ben.
>> Indeed I forgot about this feature in Oxygen:
>> which basically allows you to type away the hex digits in Oxygen and
>> then invoke the special "Convert Hexadecimal Sequence to Character"
>> Radu Coravu
>> <oXygen/> XML Editor, Schema Editor and XSLT Editor/Debugger
>> On 2/19/2018 10:56 AM, Ben McGinnes wrote:
>>> On Mon, Feb 19, 2018 at 09:33:28AM +0200, Oxygen XML Editor Support
>>> (Radu Coravu) wrote:
>>>> Hi Bernhard,
>>>> It seems that for "nbsp" which has the decimal equivalent "160" you
>>>> need to type "ALT" and then "0160", that leading "0" seems to be
>>>> The same probably for all other characters, type their decimal
>>>> but it needs to be four typed figures.
>>> Oh, how quickly we forget certain things. :)
>>> oXygen has had the ability to enter UTF-8 characters in the first
>>> plane by their four character hexadecimal code point value since
>>> version 17.1. I can't recall what the default hotkey is for invoking
>>> it because I changed mine (back) to F8 as soon as I installed that
>>> version. I believe I've still got the plugin you guys provided me
>>> during my trial period for 17.0.
>>> Anyway, if Bernhard is happy with using hex instead of int, that's the
>>> solution instead of the Windows alt sequences (or the Mac alt/option
>>> sequences either, for that matter).
>>> bash-4.4$ unum.pl 0x1f926
>>> Octal Decimal Hex HTML Character Unicode
>>> 0374446 129318 0x1F926 🤦 "🤦" FACE PALM
>>> Obviously some of us can see that character properly and some can't,
>>> but you all know which it is.
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