Bug 145106 - I18N - Show real characters for escape sequences
I18N - Show real characters for escape sequences
Status: NEW
Product: editor
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Actions/Menu/Toolbar
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: P3 (vote)
Assigned To: Miloslav Metelka
: I18N
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Reported: 2008-08-26 10:14 UTC by Vitezslav Stejskal
Modified: 2010-09-23 08:04 UTC (History)
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Description Vitezslav Stejskal 2008-08-26 10:14:58 UTC
We should be able to (somehow) viewer visual representations of unicode characters being used in the code. For example,
say I have:

System.out.println("\u0320 This is a test!");

I should be able to move my mouse over the String and see a visual representation or something similar.

Please also see issue #24688 where this RFE originated. The issue #24688 describes two problems - at the beginning this
RFE, but then the discussion turned towards char-to-byte and byte-to-char conversions done between a console application
launched from Netbeans and the output window. This issue was filed to separate those two unrelated problems and allow
solving them independently.

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