Donald Cobb Posted Thursday at 08:31 PM Share Posted Thursday at 08:31 PM (edited) I'm not sure if this should be reported as a bug or a feature request. Also, my description of the situation may be somewhat approximative. A few years back, the decision was made to export unicode Greek differently. If I'm getting this right, previously, when Accordance exported Greek texts with accents, it would spit out an accented unicode letter as one character. Then, sometime around 2020, I think, this was changed, so that the accents were one character and the letter they accented was another. I don't remember if it was @Mark Allison or @Joel Brown who worked on this and gave an explanation at one point [edit: it was Joel, here]. Although neither of them works with Acc. anymore, perhaps one or the other could weigh in and give a better explanation than I'm able to. The problem is that, as it is now, depending on the font, the accents often no longer line up correctly. I notice this when I copy and paste from Acc. into this forum but also in Word processors, depending on the font. Up to now, this has been a minor nuisance. However, a small theological journal recently printed an article of mine and ended up having to strip most of the accents off the Greek quotes, because of insuperable problems with the accents. So it's become more than a nuisance and a real problem. This problem has also been brought up in the past. The following is just one example (there are others): Could Accordance please go back to the older system? I remember that a rationale was given for changing this (it was given here). But the problems it produces are really frustrating. At the very least, could an option be created so that those who need to could export the accents as one character with the letters they accent? This would take care of a long-standing frustration. Thank you! Edited Thursday at 08:48 PM by Donald Cobb 2 Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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