Namespaces

Variants
Actions

Please note that as of October 24, 2014, the Nokia Developer Wiki will no longer be accepting user contributions, including new entries, edits and comments, as we begin transitioning to our new home, in the Windows Phone Development Wiki. We plan to move over the majority of the existing entries over the next few weeks. Thanks for all your past and future contributions.

How can we check character codes for space and newline symbols?

From Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
Article Metadata
Article
Created: eswar_illuri (07 May 2007)
Last edited: hamishwillee (31 Jul 2012)
On S60 2nd Edition, Feature Pack 1 and earlier, the following codes (hex values) are used for linefeed and space symbols:
Linefeed:  0xe125
Space: 0xe118

Starting from S60 2nd Edition, FP2 and the Nokia 6630, these character codes have been changed to be the following:

Linefeed:  0xf200
Space: 0xf201


It is possible to dynamically check what codes to use by checking if the current font includes these characters.

#include <fbs.h>
 
#include <openfont.h>
 
TUid fontUid = CEikonEnv::Static()->NormalFont()->TypeUid();
 
if(fontUid == KCFbsFontUid)
 
{
 
const CFbsFont* font =
 
static_cast<const CFbsFont*>(CEikonEnv::Static()->NormalFont());
 
TOpenFontCharMetrics metrics;
 
const TUint8 *bitmap1, *bitmap2;
 
TSize size;
 
font->GetCharacterData(0xe118,metrics,bitmap1,size);
 
font->GetCharacterData(0xe125,metrics,bitmap2,size);
 
if(bitmap1 == bitmap2)
 
{
 
// glyph bitmap pointers for space + lf have
 
// the same value, pointing to the same 'undefined'
 
// bitmap -> Font does not have these chars
 
// Switch to using 0xF200 and 0xF201 as lf/space codes
 
}
 
}
This page was last modified on 31 July 2012, at 05:37.
25 page views in the last 30 days.

Was this page helpful?

Your feedback about this content is important. Let us know what you think.

 

Thank you!

We appreciate your feedback.

×