"freesoft_2000" <email@example.com> wrote in message
I am trying to insert some unicode into a JTextPane document
but i have a concern as to whether the unicode will be recognized on other
platform besides windows.
This is what i did
StyledDocument.insertString(TextPane.getCaretPosition(),"\u25CF" + " ",
Will my above code be recognised on other platforms besides windows
because of the unicode that i am inserting?
Unicode, like ASCII, is a platform independent standard. Individual
platforms may or may not implement Unicode support, but given how popular it
is, probably any platform which doesn't support it would be considered a
"toy" instead of a serious platform. Linux, MacOSX and Windows all provide
The only issue you'd have to worry about is whether the platform has a
font which can display the glyph representing the character you've inserted.
Worst case, you can always supply a font with your application.
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