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Microsoft Layer for Unicode

Microsoft Layer for Unicode

(OP)
Hello,

I use Visual Basic Net 2003/Net Framework 1.1.
I need in my win application implement Microsoft Layer for Unicode (MSLU)
([url]http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/mslu/winprog/microsoft_layer_for_unicode_on_windows_95_98_me_systems.asp[/url])
but I don't know how to impement it in Visual Basic net.
Please could someone help me to use MSLU in Visual Basic net?

Thank you very much.

Nicole

PS: more detail about the application:
I use RawPrinterHelper for printintg.
That works fine in Win2000/XP, but doesn't print
in Win98. IT's because the RawPrinterHelper uses Unicode
functions. That's why I need to implement MSLU in my application,
that should solve my problem with printitng in win98.

RE: Microsoft Layer for Unicode

What exactly do you want to do?  Is it just popping up forms with a Unicode font for something else.  If it is just forms, you need Office installed.  Press Ctrl-T and install the forms dll.  You will now see 2 sets of controls.  Use the bottom set for Unicode and the top set for ANSI.

RE: Microsoft Layer for Unicode

(OP)
Thank you very much for your quick answer.

I need to print to POS printer on LPT.
I use RawPrinterHelper class for sending raw data
to LPT. The class RawPrinterHelper uses Unicode
funcitions (e.g.OpenPrinterW). The printing works
fine on win 2000/XP but doesn't work in win98.
Microsoft says that I need MSLU for win98, but I don't know
how to implement it in Visual Basic Net.
Please heeelp.

Thank you
Nicole

RE: Microsoft Layer for Unicode

(OP)
Thank you for the link.
It seems to be something different then I need.
But anywhay, thank you for your time smile

Nicole

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