Thank you both! I will probably stick with character entities.
On Aug 26, 2011, at 6:13 AM, "Jens Østergaard Petersen" <[log in to unmask]
> Hi Lisa,
> UnicodeChecker <http://earthlingsoft.net/UnicodeChecker/> installs a
> service that allows you to convert HTML entities like 𓉐 to
> 𓉐 (hi, does anybody see me?), in oXygen and other apps.
> Syd's approach to use the Character Viewer (in the flag menu) is
> probably the easiest if you wish to pick a hieroglyph from a list.
> Hieroglyphs display nicely in apps like TextEdit and Nisus Writer.
> If you set the default editor font to e.g. Aegyptus <http://users.teilar.gr/~g1951d/
> >, you will see them in oXygen as well. oXygen does not know, like
> native Mac OS apps, how to retrieve a font that renders a given
> character if a font rendering the character in question is not
> On Aug 26, 2011, at 2:57 AM, McAulay, Elizabeth wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I'm trying to enter some hieroglyphs into XML in oXygen and having
>> some problems. I'm on Mac OS X. I've tried entering the glyph U
>> +13250 through two different methods:
>> 1. Unicode Hex from the Mac OSX, but it doesn't seem to recognize
>> the five digits
>> 2. Through the Edit > Insert from Character Map, it also seems to
>> think that there is no code point of 13250
>> I do have the right font installed and it's working in the browser.
>> When I entered the hexadecimal entity reference it renders in the
>> browser fine.
>> Elizabeth "Lisa" McAulay
>> Librarian for Digital Collection Development
>> UCLA Digital Library Program
>> email: emcaulay [at] library.ucla.edu