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Subject: Re: Question on loadable fonts for the 5000
From: Kjell Ericson (
Date: 2003-01-20

On Mon, 20 Jan 2003, Ben wrote:

> - on top it says 2003-01-10: Full ISO-8859-1 font
> support added for Players, using the Rocklatin1 dynamic charset system. It
> now says so on the features page as well. Am I wrong in thinking this is
> what allows you to change fonts?

Yes, you are wrong.

...mostly at least :-)

The Rocklatin1 implementation is based on the hardware character set in the
two Player models. You can only define 4 or 8 own characters at a time, so
unless you are satisfied with only seeing 4/8 character in the display then
it is impossible.

  // Kjell

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