|Subject||RE: [firebird-support] Cyrillic Font|
|Author||Svend Meyland Nicolaisen|
> -----Original Message-----This isn't really a FireBird question is it? Anyway, the reason why a 11
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Lester Caine
> Sent: 18. april 2005 16:42
> To: firebird-support
> Subject: [firebird-support] Cyrillic Font
> My railway system runs a range of LED dot matrix displays
> using an 8 pixel high matrix, and supports multiple
> languages, but I've been asked to quote for a package
> extended to provide a Cyrillic font as well.
> Since my Russian is not very good ( some would say my English
> isn't either ;) ) I need a little help. The Cyrillic font
> that I have uses an
> 11 pixel high character, and all the notes seem to be saying
> that this higher vertical resolution is needed to give
> readable upper and lower case Cyrillic letters. Is this the
> case - in which case I need a few more rows on the displays
> to cope, or is a 5x7 set of Cyrillic characters practical for
> information displays as in the Latin font case?
pxiel high font is recomended to display cyrillic charcaters is beacause of
the many accents that appear over upper case character in the cyrillic
character set. I think it is possible to make a font 8 pixel high but it
won't be pretty.
> Of cause if I get an order I will HAVE to get UNICODE_FSSIf you only need cyrillic and ASCII characters it might be better to use a
> working in my interface ;)
cyrillic character set and collation. A big problem with the character set
UNICODE_FSS is that there doesn't exists a collation for it.