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I've pointed the command-line to the right codepage (chcp 65001), but there's a lot of Unicode characters that Consolas and Lucida Console can't show. Specifically, I want the printable IPA characters to show up. It's not important to fix multi-codepoint glyphs, although it would be nice.

How can I get such a font and install it for the command-line?

Below is an example of some characters that can't be rendered.

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I do not know much about that font, but read these two links to see if you can make them work.;EN-US;Q247815

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In order to add a font, it must be fixed-width, and I don't know any fixed-width fonts that supports the characters that I need. – user67194 Jun 25 '11 at 15:01
What characters do you need? I have to go now, but I will look at your response when I get back. – KCotreau Jun 25 '11 at 15:05
Thanks. I'm looking mainly for the IPA extensions block (U+0250 to U+02AF). – user67194 Jun 25 '11 at 15:21
@Tim Like you, I found that was hard to find. Too many of the sites had very poor search functions to weed out the one that are not fixed-width. Have you considered trying to make your own with this: C:\WINDOWS\system32\eudcedit.exe (link with a fixed-width font, and add your own codes)? Depending on how inmportant it is, you could also consider buying font-making software for under $100, or even contracting someone on the Internet to make it for you (even this looks cheap). – KCotreau Jun 25 '11 at 19:36
Thank you for looking. I'll probably write an HTML interface instead, and keep these suggestions for when I don't have a choice. – user67194 Jun 25 '11 at 19:46

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