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how to display delta

Girish Nagaraj
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Joined: Apr 19, 2006
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How to display characters that are not supported by cell phones like delta, gamma, beta, Xi etc..,

One option is using png images, is their any other way to do the same?
Theodore Casser
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Joined: Mar 14, 2001
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In theory, I believe most phones support Unicode, so you might just need to ensure you're using a font that has characters for the letters you're wanting to use, ensure the device supports Unicode, and then construct it manually.

This article has an example of a test you could easily run to make sure that you can do it.

Theodore Jonathan Casser
SCJP/SCSNI/SCBCD/SCWCD/SCDJWS/SCMAD/SCEA/MCTS/MCPD... and so many more letters than you can shake a stick at!
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