Re: Sorting fonts by unicode

From: Raymond Mercier (
Date: Fri May 02 2003 - 12:57:52 EDT

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    I am glad it now works for you, and thanks for the comments. I will think
    about possible improvements, especially whether something useful should
    happen when one of the fonts is clicked.

    At 09:28 02/05/2003 -0700, you wrote:
    >This version works fine for me on XP. This is a useful program!
    >The UI is kind of funny, however... It has a main window that's blank,
    >then a panel which has the UI in it. Why not use just the one main window?
    >I would recommend a bit different UI for selections. Clicking on a font
    >should automatically clear the selection, select only the clicked block,
    >then display all the fonts which cover that block. Then, if you SHIFT-click
    >(or ctrl-click) on a block, it should add the block to the selection, so
    >you can find all the fonts which contain A+B, or A+B+C, etc.
    >In other words, you should follow the usual sort of UI for making multiple
    >selections on Windows:
    > Click makes ONE selection (and clears any previous)
    > Shift-Click extends the selection to cover intervening elements
    > Control-Click ADDS one element to the selection.
    >Try the "Windows Explorer" app for comparison.
    > Rick

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