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How to define/display extended Unicode character?

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Sorry if the answer to this is widely known ... but I can’t find it. I need to display some of the extended characters that are available in certain fonts (... "the ones that support unicode", I suppose is the way to describe them.)  I can see the character in the Character Map, but I can't get any charcter with a numeric value above 255 to display.

 

I could list all the things I’ve tried that didn’t work, but that would only confuse readers.

 

What’s the proper way to display Arial Right-Pointing Pointer in a label control? (i.e., GUICtrlCreateLabel)

 

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Melba23

qwert,

Use ChrW: ;)

#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <MsgBoxConstants.au3>

$hGUI = GUICreate("Test", 500, 500)

GUICtrlCreateLabel(ChrW(0x25BA), 10, 10, 50, 50) ; <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
GUICtrlSetFont(-1, 32)

GUISetState()

While 1
    Switch GUIGetMsg()
        Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
            Exit
    EndSwitch
WEnd
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qwert

Addendum

For anyone interested in using extended characters, I want to mention that Lucida Sans Unicode offers some interesting symbols at the end of its character set.

 

For reference, here's an example of use:

GUICtrlCreateLabel(ChrW(0x25B7), 8, 70, 14, 18)
GUICtrlSetFont(-1, 12, 400, 0, "Lucida Sans Unicode")

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