You probably just saw squares because the font you were using
didn't have mappings from those codepoints to appropriate
glyphs. Begin by checking the content of you font, or by trying
an alternate font.
From: <email@example.com> AT Internet on 11/05/99 12:27 PM
Received on: 11/05/99
To: Peter Constable/IntlAdmin/WCT, firstname.lastname@example.org AT
Subject: FW: Problems with Classic Greek
From: Tony Larsson [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Friday, November 05, 1999 6:47 AM
Subject: Problems with Classic Greek
I am a Swedish student of computational linguistics,
and, for an assignment, I am going to construct a program
that can display classical Greek characters.
That is, not only the ordinary letters (0370-03FF)
that appear in the Windows font "Symbol",
but also the ones from "Greek Extended" (1F00-1FFF),
with extra signs above and below the vowels.
I am using Java, and when specified Unicode numbers
for the ordinary Greek (0370-03FF), it worked allright,
but the "Greek Extended" just appeared as squares.
I also tried to use the "Combining Diacritical Marks"
(0300-036F), but these also appeared as squares.
What do I need to do to solve this problem?
Do I need to install Windows Multi-Language Support?
Or do I need additional fonts?
Please reply quickly.
Student of Computational Linguistics
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