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I need to add the support of some Unicode characters , i need especially the character ᵃ, i tried to solve the problem by adding the support of east asia languages but without a result.

These characters are supported in win 7 , but in windows XP are not.

Any help please .

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Sure those glyphs are in the font your using on xp? – Alex K Nov 21 '12 at 12:03
so i should check first if they are in the font i'm using in XP? , i have tried to view a web page containing those charachters in XP but it gives squares ? – geogeek Nov 21 '12 at 12:12
In which sense do you need Windows XP support? Is this about programming, or just about using characters in some software? The character you mention is a modifier letter that has nothing to do with East Asian writing systems. It is possible that Windows XP system fonts lack this, but then the question is whether it is sufficient to install a suitable font in your computer – apparently not if this is about developing a program that should run on other people’s computers. – Jukka K. Korpela Nov 21 '12 at 13:40
@HansPassant installing East Asia languages is the solution described in the web page above and it had'nt worked – geogeek Nov 21 '12 at 13:53
@JukkaK.Korpela i wish to find the suitable font containing this character. in this case when i wanna use that font in another computer i have to just distrubute that font – geogeek Nov 21 '12 at 13:57
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There is a large number of fonts that contain phonetic characters like “ᵃ” U+1D43 MODIFIER LETTER SMALL A, and some of them are free, such as DejaVu fonts, Doulos SIL, and Quivira. Normally a font needs to be installed on the user’s computer by the user, but if this is about a web or intranet page or an HTML5 application, you could also use @font-face to refer to the font, either online or as part of the application package.

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Excellent :D , i will give a try – geogeek Nov 21 '12 at 14:50
Great thanks a lot @Jukka K. Korpela – geogeek Nov 21 '12 at 14:58

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