Re: Does OpenOffice 3.0 handle unicode?

From: Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk (
Date: Sun Mar 22 2009 - 00:57:38 CST

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    On Sat, Mar 21, 2009 at 17:41, Petr Tomasek <> wrote:

    > Can someone, please, confirm whether the new version of OpenOffice
    > can handle unicode? OpenOffice 2.0 unfortunatelly can handle only
    > the BMP, while I need characters from the SMP.

    OOo 3.0 does handle non-BMP characters under Linux for me.

    It ignores ligature tables in the font though, so complex scripts
    might have problems (unless some concrete scripts are special cased).

    Marcin Kowalczyk

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