[fpc-devel] Unicode resource strings

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Tue Aug 21 17:21:27 CEST 2012

Am 21.08.2012 16:44, schrieb Mattias Gaertner:
> On Tue, 21 Aug 2012 15:11:56 +0100
> Graeme Geldenhuys <graemeg.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 21 August 2012 14:54, Marco van de Voort <marcov at stack.nl> wrote:
>>> Doesn't sound wise.  length(stringtype)=n should mean that the string takes
>>> sizeof(char)*n bytes. (give or take the #0#0)
>> I'm not sure what you are trying to accomplish? Give me sample code
>> that will cause a problem.
>> In fpGUI I have UTF8Length(mystring) which returns the actual number
>> of code points used - not bytes used. If you want the number of bytes
>> used, simply use Length(mystring).  Use each of those at appropriate
>> times based on what you want to accomplish.
> length returns the number of characters.
> UTF8Length the number of codepoints.
> There must also be a function to return the number of bytes.
> Does someone know the name?

Length(s) * SizeOf(s[1])


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