[Tkinter-discuss] Re: [MACTCL] Inserting a unicode zero-width nonbreaking space into a Text widget, from Tkinter, on a Mac

Benjamin Riefenstahl Benjamin.Riefenstahl at epost.de
Thu Mar 25 06:34:56 EST 2004

Hi Kenneth,

Kenneth McDonald <kmmcdonald at wisc.edu> writes:
> And then passed to Text's insert command. Unfortunately, what shows
> up on screen is a complex (perhaps Chinese) asian ideograph.

Current Mac OS X text rendering implementation is based on QuickDraw,
which is non-Unicode and very limited for stuff outside of your
current locale.  The effect you observe is common with that

If you can recompile, try the ATSU patch from
that should work for you.  One of its biggest issues at the moment is
speed.  I am actively working on that.


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