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uwidth(3alleg4) 						  Allegro manual						   uwidth(3alleg4)

uwidth - Low level helper function for testing Unicode text data. Allegro game programming library. SYNOPSIS
#include <allegro.h> int uwidth(const char *s); DESCRIPTION
Low level helper function for testing Unicode text data. RETURN VALUE
Returns the number of bytes occupied by the first character of the specified string, in the current encoding format. SEE ALSO
uwidth_max(3alleg4), ugetc(3alleg4), ugetx(3alleg4), usetc(3alleg4), ucwidth(3alleg4), uisok(3alleg4) Allegro version 4.4.2 uwidth(3alleg4)

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set_uformat(3alleg4)						  Allegro manual					      set_uformat(3alleg4)

set_uformat - Set the global current text encoding format. Allegro game programming library. SYNOPSIS
#include <allegro.h> void set_uformat(int type); DESCRIPTION
Sets the current text encoding format. This will affect all parts of Allegro, wherever you see a function that returns a char *, or takes a char * as a parameter. `type' should be one of these values: U_ASCII - fixed size, 8-bit ASCII characters U_ASCII_CP - alternative 8-bit codepage (see set_ucodepage()) U_UNICODE - fixed size, 16-bit Unicode characters U_UTF8 - variable size, UTF-8 format Unicode characters Although you can change the text format on the fly, this is not a good idea. Many strings, for example the names of your hardware drivers and any language translations, are loaded when you call allegro_init(), so if you change the encoding format after this, they will be in the wrong format, and things will not work properly. Generally you should only call set_uformat() once, before allegro_init(), and then leave it on the same setting for the duration of your program. SEE ALSO
get_uformat(3alleg4), register_uformat(3alleg4), set_ucodepage(3alleg4), set_uformat(3alleg4), uconvert(3alleg4), ustrsize(3alleg4), ugetc(3alleg4), ugetx(3alleg4), usetc(3alleg4), uwidth(3alleg4), ucwidth(3alleg4), uisok(3alleg4), uoffset(3alleg4), ugetat(3alleg4), use- tat(3alleg4), uinsert(3alleg4), uremove(3alleg4), allegro_init(3alleg4), exunicod(3alleg4) Allegro version 4.4.2 set_uformat(3alleg4)
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