diacritics in Toolbox on Mac, what's the dealio?
piers.kelly at GMAIL.COM
Wed Oct 8 10:18:37 UTC 2008
Thanks Greg, that looks like it might be the issue.
My next problemette is physically adding characters to the Sort Order list -
it's not letting me add from the character palette nor via cut-and-paste nor
unicode hex input. (Interestingly the Sort Order list only likes lowercase
Does this sound familiar to anyone? Apologies for crossposting on the
On Wed, Oct 8, 2008 at 5:04 PM, Greg Aumann <Greg_Aumann at sil.org> wrote:
> I think your problem is caused by the ô not being listed in the sort
> order for the national language. Make sure all the symbols used in each
> of the languages in the database are listed in the relevant sort order.
> Otherwise they are likely to be considered non word forming characters
> and strange stuff will happen.
> Piers Kelly wrote:
> > Hi there,
> > I'm new to Toolbox and newer to Toolbox via Mac CrossOver.
> > My problem is that Toolbox in CrossOver now doesn't seem to recognise
> > diacritics at all, such that:
> > \gn /dugô/
> > becomes
> > \gn /dug/
> > I have gone to project -> language encodings -> options -> choose font
> > and made sure everything is set to a unicode font (DoulosSIL) and then
> > gone to Advanced and made sure 'Unicode (UTF+8)' is selected. The text
> > genuinely looks as though it is in DoulosSIL and not some substituted
> > Can anyone suggest a solution?
> > I have a flimsy theory that DoulosSIL is not installed in the CrossOver
> > bottle (or whatever it's called) but I assume it would not appear in the
> > list if this were the case. Also, I can't work out how to 'install'
> > fonts in this way.
> > Any thoughts are appreciated.
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