A 10: Macintosh and Windows characters
When it comes to character transfer between Windows 98 / Windows NT and Macintosh computers respectively, it must be considered that Macintosh and Windows character encoding utilizes 8-bit values which are not always mutually compatible. A well-known example are special characters.
Notwithstanding, there are some characters which are not displayable at all on the other system. The following tables show the characters in question, categorized by the operating system, and their respective hexadecimal value.
shows Windows 98 (left) and Windows NT4 (right) characters which the Macintosh cannot display.
shows Macintosh characters which Windows 98 cannot display. Similarly, Macintosh characters not displayable by Windows NT4 are shown in Fig. A-31
Fig. A-29: Windows 98 (left) and Windows NT4 (right) characters not displayable by Macintosh
Fig. A-30: Macintosh characters not displayable by Windows 98
Fig. A-31: Macintosh characters not displayable by Windows NT4