Solved

borland builder C++ display "1/2" symbol

Posted on 2014-08-01
4
235 Views
Last Modified: 2014-08-22
How can I cause my C++ program to display a 1/2 symbol?
In the source code I have used ALT+177, and ALT+0189. They both show as the half symbol in the source code, and sometimes even display correctly - but usually the display is two left facing chevrons.
Help?
0
Comment
Question by:VaughanMx
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:Joseph O'Loughlin
ID: 40233764
I suspect it works for you when the Windows Codepage is 1252 (Latin I), and for central europe's codepage 1250 you get the chevron.
0
 
LVL 34

Expert Comment

by:ste5an
ID: 40233765
Well, pretty few details. But: as you already said your using ALT+177 in BB. Are you sure that the output device of your application (!=BB) is using a font containing symbols for this?
0
 

Author Comment

by:VaughanMx
ID: 40233775
Further details: using Win7 on a 64bit PC.
Does BB have a method to select a particular code page?
How would I do that?
0
 
LVL 11

Accepted Solution

by:
Joseph O'Loughlin earned 130 total points
ID: 40233838
0

Featured Post

Guide to Performance: Optimization & Monitoring

Nowadays, monitoring is a mixture of tools, systems, and codes—making it a very complex process. And with this complexity, comes variables for failure. Get DZone’s new Guide to Performance to learn how to proactively find these variables and solve them before a disruption occurs.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

I use more than 1 computer in my office for various reasons. Multiple keyboards and mice take up more than just extra space, they make working a little more complicated. Using one mouse and keyboard for all of my computers makes life easier. This co…
If your app took Google’s lash recently, here are the 5 most likely reasons.
This video shows how use content aware, what it’s used for, and when to use it over other tools.
With the power of JIRA, there's an unlimited number of ways you can customize it, use it and benefit from it. With that in mind, there's bound to be things that I wasn't able to cover in this course. With this summary we'll look at some places to go…

732 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question