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Wrong Unicode symbols displayed

Question asked by snitting on Dec 15, 2009
Latest reply on Dec 15, 2009 by snitting


Wrong Unicode symbols displayed


I'm trying produce male and female signs, to use on labels. I thought the easiest way would be to use the Char function, with the correct Unicode, in a calculation field as follows:


Case (
kön = "male" ; TextFont ( Char ( 2640) ; "Arial");
kön = "female" ; TextFont ( Char ( 2642 ) ; "Arial" ) ;
"" )


which would, I would think, give me a male symbol (Unicode 2640) in Arial font, if the "kön"-field contains "male", and a female symbol if it contains "female".


However, all I'm treated to is a box symbol (in both cases). It also turns out that other Unicode numbers give the wrong symbols. The ones I've tried (at random) are 2730 and 1750.


Am I missing something here? I'm using FileMaker Pro 10.0v3, Windows Vista.