> Visual Basic (6.0 for 32-bit Windows Development, under Windows NT) is
> capable of handling Unicode strings, internally, but I found no way to
> display an arbitrary Unicode text in any of the built-in controls
> text boxes, combos, etc.).
> Even if I set the control's font to an Unicode-enabled font (e.g. Arial
> Unicode MS), the best I can do is to convert the Unicode string to a
> *specific* Windows codepage before sending it to the control -- thus
> any Unicode character not in *that* codepage.
> Am I doing anything wrong?
No, you are not. Perhaps you could claim they are? :-)
> If not, can anyone suggest third party OLE controls for Visual Basic that
> can displaying arbitrary Unicode text (i.e., are "codepage-free")?
There are several third party options... InaGrid has a grid control and an
edit control, FmsInc has a richedit 3.0 control, I have an owner draw edit
control that supports Uniscribe coming out in a book soon, the MS Forms
controls will support some things, the MSHFlexGrid (don't forget the "H"
there!) supports viewing, and there are others out there.
> I can issue more details, sample code, screen captures, etc. on demand.
Not needed, its a very known issue. :-)
This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.2 : Tue Jul 10 2001 - 17:21:06 EDT