OSC with special characters

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s.hellmann
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OSC with special characters

Post by s.hellmann »

Hi.
Following problem:
I am using Arena 6. I want to send some OSC strings with Processing to Arena. With all latin characters there is no problem. But when I use german chars like "ä", "ß" etc., they won't get displayed. They are not even identified by Arena, when I look into the OSC protocol. I am sending the right chars with p5Osc. Someone knows how I can fix it? Maybe Arena 6 can't decode these german chars.
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Re: OSC with special characters

Post by edwin »

Just to double check, it's not the address itself that contains those characters right? We'll have a look to see if we can sort this out, it sounds like an unicode problem.
Did you manage to send Strings like this from Processing to another Application? Just to rule out it's not Processing being at fault here.

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Re: OSC with special characters

Post by edwin »

I just gave this a code and it seems to work just fine here. This what my Processing code looks like.

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  OscMessage myMessage = new OscMessage("/composition/selectedclip/video/source/blocktextgenerator/text/params/lines");
  myMessage.add("Processingäß");
  oscP5.send(myMessage, myRemoteLocation);
Processing.png

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Re: OSC with special characters

Post by s.hellmann »

Thanks!

That is weird. I am gonna check my code. Thanks for answering so fast!

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Re: OSC with special characters

Post by s.hellmann »

I did this:

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OscMessage Name = new OscMessage("/composition/layers/3/clips/9/video/source/blocktextgenerator/text");
Name.add("hüpfen");
oscP5.send(Name, myRemoteLocation);    

And it only showed me in Resolume Arena 6: "h pfen"

with "hüpfen" replaced with "Processingäß", it showed me "Processing (insert here two square blocks)".
And your adress tag doesn't work for me...

So what's the problem?

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Re: OSC with special characters

Post by Zoltán »

Do these characters show up with your selected font, if you type them into the text block in Resolume directly?
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Re: OSC with special characters

Post by s.hellmann »

Yes, they do!

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Re: OSC with special characters

Post by Zoltán »

Weird, works fine for me too.
Are you on mac or windows?

Which processing, and OSCP5 version are you using?
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Re: OSC with special characters

Post by s.hellmann »

I am on Windows.
I have installed the most recent version of Processing and OscP5. I will check that on another machine.

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Re: OSC with special characters

Post by Zoltán »

I've installed processing on windows, and it seems it can't send the characters properly.
Képernyőfotó 2020-10-27 - 10.36.35.png
Running the same code in processing on mac to the windows Resolume instance, I get the correct letters.
Képernyőfotó 2020-10-27 - 10.36.51.png
If I try to send the characters as address, it's also not showing correctly.
Képernyőfotó 2020-10-27 - 10.40.17.png
I'm leaning towards this being an issue in processing. Sending from Processing to processing, I also don't get the correct characters. Sending from Resolume to Resolume works fine.
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