|From:||David McCann <david@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, September 16, 2008, 16:08|
On Mon, 2008-09-15 at 12:38 +0200, Fredrik Ekman wrote:
> Most characters are in TNR, true. However, there are several words that
> look (on my screen) like they make use of special characters that do not
> exist in TNR. For instance, some characters are replaced with squares, a
> typical sign that non-supported characters are used. When I place the
> cursor by one of those characters, the font selection tool in Word
> (located in the formatting tool-bar) shows the name of the intended font.
>She's using some 1980s technology: providing IPA symbols by using a font
that maps them onto the code-points 20-FF. If any characters fall in the
range 7F-A0, no modern font will display anything. I'm not sure that SIL
still have the fonts, though they do have a utility to convert documents
using them into Unicode. And I complained about people using SAMPA!