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April 28, 2008 | 12:04 pm

i can’t seem to get some characters that i used in 4.6
is this a unicode issue

April 29, 2008 | 7:28 pm

Ditto this question, though my tiny problem is more specific.

I got into the habit of using Apple Li Gothic for my main font in MAX objects, as I found it both attractive and easy to read… and I started naming values and subpatchers with Chinese characters (option-keystroke combinations), just to be kinda smart-alecky and ‘cuz I thought they looked cool.

When I open my patches in Max 5, all these Chinese characters have disappeared, replaced in many instances by those empty squares indicating unused ASCII..

Is there something I can reset in the preferences to make Max use them?

This is obviously a very trivial problem, except that I’m going to have to rename a lot of objects.

April 29, 2008 | 7:35 pm

Type "unicode" into a search box and poke around a little. Perhaps you will find some elucidation.

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