Implementing SMP on a UTF-16 OS (was: Windows keyboard restrictions)

Marcel Schneider charupdate at
Mon Aug 10 12:08:10 CDT 2015

On 10 Aug 2015, at 13;21, I wrote:

> I note that the MSKLC converts to ligatures of a surrogates pair any SMP character mapped on a key, and that it cannot admit any SMP character in a dead list.
> Such an MSKLC layout with U+1D4EA �� and U+1D4D0 �� works on the built-in Notepad, while Word displays .notdef boxes that convert to code points and then to glyphs using Alt+C twice. 

I should mention too that my OS is Windows 7 Starter (same version, build number and service pack as Windows Seven). 
Word is Word Starter 2010.

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