Re: currency sign

Joshua Cranmer <Pidgeot18@verizon.invalid>
Sat, 10 Nov 2007 13:44:10 GMT
wintom wrote:

I need to print out the currency sign "?", but both
System.out.print("?") and System.out.print("\u00a4") don't work (they
print out a question mark). The sign will be converted into a
backgammon game font. It is part of the bottom border, so the diagrams
are pretty useless without it.

Thanks in advance,
Thomas Koch

1. Don't multipost. Chiefly, it fragments discussions and makes people
want to ignore your posts. Posting the same post to both c.l.j.p and
c.l.j.h is not going to widen your audience any further. (Posted to both
w/ F-U to c.l.j.p only).

2. Does your font have the currency symbol in it? Character map can find
out. Not all fonts have all Unicode code points from U+000000 to U+17FFFF.

3. What encoding are you using? Any character not in standard ASCII is
going to be modified based on your platform's default encoding. A
hiragana ka is not going to printable in Cp1252, for example.

Beware of bugs in the above code; I have only proved it correct, not
tried it. -- Donald E. Knuth

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