#13 Replace switching character set feature

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nobody
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2003-10-27
2003-10-27
Anonymous
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The current toolbar for inserting character can only
browse through and insert 10 characters at a time,
which are not very efficient for large glyph library.
Furthermore, selecting certain glyph set library became
impossible (eg: Alt+F6 doesn't work in PD for Windows
9x). It should be replaced by an 'insert symbol' floating
window like Character Map, except probable as shown
below:

________________________________________________
_______
|Glyph library |?|x|
|------------------------------------------------------
-|
|(F)ile (E)dit (V)iew |
|------------------------------------------------------
-|
| Font [Terminal|v|] Code range [ASCII|v|] Size [ 8|v|]
|
| |
| 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 A B C D E F Preview: |
| __________________________________
__________ |
| | |^| | | |
| 020 | ! " # $ % & ' ( ) * + , - . / |-| | | |
| | | | | **** | |
| 030 |0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 : ; < = > ? | | | * | |
| | | | | * | |
| 040 |A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P | | | * | |
| | ._. | | | * | |
| 050 |Q R S T U V W X Y Z|[|\ ] ^ _ ` | | | * | |
| | `-' |_| | **** | |
| 060 |a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p |v| | | |
| |________________________________|_|
|__________| |
| |
| Code: 5A (U+005A) Shortcut: [ [Configure key...] |
| [(E)dit] [(I)nsert] [Close] [(H)elp] |
|_______________________________________________
________|

The 'Code:' line shows the code for given font and its
mapping to Unicode (if such mapping exist). 'Shortcut:'
shows the key to press. Preview window shows the
pixel layout for the selected glyph of given size. 'Edit'
edits the given glyph.

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