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From: Magda Danish (Unicode) <email@example.com>
To: Unicode List <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, February 08, 2000 10:58 PM
Subject: FW: Various Unicode character sets in ONE MS Access'97 database f
> Can anyone out there respond to this inquiry. Thanks.
> Magda Danish
> Administrative Director
> The Unicode Consortium
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> From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Friday, February 04, 2000 5:26 AM
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> Subject: Various Unicode character sets in ONE MS Access'97 database
> Dear Sirs,
> My name is Atanas Kiriakov. I am an archaeologist in a regional
> museum, not a professional programmer, but I have a good working
> knowledge of Access and so I am responsible for the museum
> information system. The only obstacles I've met so far concern the
> "Bibliography" database, where in ONE field I have to enter
> letters from the Bulgarian, English, French, Greek, Turkish...
> alphabets. When I tried to do it trough InsertSymbol or Character
> Map, all the previously entered characters converted into the code
> page of the inserted symbol.
> For the time being I've resorted to a TTF of my own - using Font
> Monger I replaced the useless characters with all the letters I
> need, but this is not an universal solution and it does create
> some minor sorting problems. I insert these symbols with the key
> combination "Alt+character_code". Is there a key combination for
> inserting an Unicode character trough its hexadecimal code while
> writing in an Access 97 database field? And if this is not
> possible under Windows 98 / Access 97, could it be done under some
> other operating system and/or other DBMS?
> Please, help us with professional consultation.
> Thank You in advance.
> Atanas Kiriakov, Museum of History, 4700 Smolyan, Bulgaria
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