[sword-devel] PocketSword for iPad

Peter von Kaehne refdoc at gmx.net
Mon Sep 12 00:14:55 MST 2011

Nic, we should put this out in the news thread on CW.


On 12/09/11 04:23, Nic Carter wrote:
> Hi Martin,
>> Congratulations Nic,
> Thanks.  :)
>> Could I ask for more information on a couple of changes?
>> The release notes include "more fonts for displaying more Asian
>> language scripts" but which fonts did you use for which languages - I
>> have been doing some work on fonts in AB too.
> I poked around online and it appears that the Code2000 font may now be
> GPL'd, so I have incorporated that
> from http://sourceforge.net/projects/code2000/
> Also, Apple have added a few new fonts in iOS (there's a list
> at http://iosfonts.com/ ) and so I added code to expose some of them (I
> don't expose all of them to users because some are useless for reading
> the Bible!)
>> Also, what ui changes did you make for the iPad and are any screen
>> prints available?
> If you take a look
> at http://itunes.apple.com/app/Pocketsword/id341046078 you can see 5
> screenshots, and basically it is very similar to the iPhone version, as
> I haven't had much time to work on a complete makeover.  It takes
> advantage of the bigger screen and new UI elements available on the iPad
> in some ways, but it still has further to go.  I need to make better use
> of the top toolbar, for example, on the Bible tab so as to allow quick
> access to certain features...  When time permits I look forward to
> attacking it some more, but unfortunately that won't be in the next
> couple of months.  :(
> Thanks, ybic
> nic...  :)
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