Unicode is the standard for computer representation of plain text. It encompasses the Universal Character Set, intended to unambiguously represent all characters used in human writing systems in any language, Unicode Transformation Formats (UTFs), defining standardized formats for storing and ...

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How to use netsh with Unicode network adapter names

I run my Windows 7 laptop in Spanish as it helps me learn that language. Recently I wanted to set up a DOS batch file to disable a number of network adapters - however in Spanish, the network adapter ...
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What font is Windows 10 using to display exotic unicode characters that other programs don't?

In windows 10 search bar, in Edge and even in other browsers like Chrome, exotic Unicode characters, such as 𐤀𐤁𐤂𐤃... from Phoenician or other dead languages, are displaying nicely for me. ...
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Paleo-Hebrew (Ancient Hebrew) font isn't equivalent with modern Hebrew keys in Win10

I've installed the Paleo-Hebrew (PH) alphabet font in my Win10. I can use it in MS word after installation but the problem is the PH Alef (𐤀) Isn't eqivalent to the MH Alef (א). Moreover, when I go ...
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Vim not showing longer unicode characters

I wanted to add an unicode image of cat to my file, but when I press ctrl+v u 1 f 4 3 1 the result is ὃ1 rather than 🐱. Vim always stops reading the code after the fourth character and then it just ...
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Does merging fonts via FontForge replace existing characters?

As the title clearly states, I am not sure how Merge Fonts feature works in FontForge. We all know that DroidSans.ttf in the android system does not support all special characters. That's why I want ...
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Displaying unicode emoji in filenames on Ubuntu

I'd like to use emoji in filenames and access them on the command line, but I can't seem to get it to work with ls. Weird thing is, if I pipe into just about any other program, the emoji are correctly ...
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Running install file in a custom language

Often an installation file would start in a language defined by the system locale (System - Administrative - Language for non-Unicode programs) and install the program in that language. My system ...
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Windows 10 - Alt code results in wrong character

I'm on a laptop running Windows 10. I try pressing Alt+2713 to give a "✓" character, but instead I get a "Ö" character. Any thoughts as to why this might be?
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Can I import a single unicode character or unicode character set into MS Word 2010?

I am trying to paste a latin insular capital letter t (https://encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRfztxlipDzKUS0YjVKb0I2fHYJUTCZiwub5Cr5NAcAVvECsiwMZe-Oa9U) into a Word document - which is ...
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How do I make Windows 7 display SSID Unicode characters correctly in the Network panel?

On Windows 7 Unicode characters are displayed correctly everywhere except on the Wifi settings and network options panel. More specifically it's the SSID of my home network that has an "é" (French ...
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Some Unicode Symbols cannot be shown in IE, Firefox or Chrome with Windows 7

My 64-bit PC running Windows 7 Home Premium version has installed 3 major browsers, IE 11.0.9600.17914 (64-bit), Firefox (just updated to 43.0.3) and Chrome 47.0.2526.106 (64-bit). But all of them are ...
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How to make wevtutil tool return results in UTF-8 format?

I'm writing a script that requires me to look up a specific event in the Windows Event Log using wevtutil tool. The command line goes as such: wevtutil qe System ...
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Is it possible that a specific browser does not support some unicode?

I wrote a HTML5/CSS/JS application which displays some text in Droid Sans (loaded directly from Google at page load). When developing under Windows, unicode characters are displayed correctly in ...
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How to display custom key icon on Terminal.app?

When sending a POST request to a server that requires user and password authentication, Terminal.app displays a blinking key icon which I believe is not Unicode. When asking the user to enter ...
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Why does the Unicode character (U+2295) come out as (U+2248)

I open Notepad and then type +2295 holding down the Alt key, then release the Alt key. I save the file with Unicode encoding. However the output is not ...
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Insert Unicode characters via the keyboard in Windows 10 on a laptop without a numeric keypad [duplicate]

I have already read this answer Insert Unicode characters via the keyboard?. However I have tried that on Windows 10 and it didn't seem to change anything. Considering that the solution was from back ...
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Saving file as Unicode Text sometimes adds newline constants to my file

Whenever I save a file in Excel as Unicode Text (which is tab delimited), sometimes the resulting file contains newline constants that causes a "new" line to be added right after where the newline ...
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How to identify horizontal tabs in Excel and replace it

I have thousands of data in my excel file, they are scraped data from various websites, initially stored in CSV files then migrated into Excel. This data is for use of my web server. Now my problem ...
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Explanation of Bizarre Printer Behavior?

Today immediately before I closed my laptop, I had printed 2 copies of a PDF file. Then about 2 hours later, I opened my laptop again and the printer started to generate a large pile of mostly blank ...
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Exporting data from Unicode DB to Non-Unicode DB

So, I have 2 databases A & B. A is Unicode database and B is non-unicode. I am going to send some data from Unicode database A to non-unicode database B. I do not have any multi-byte data in ...
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Unicode Bidirectional Algorithm [closed]

I am writing a document alternating betweeen arabic and latin script, which is driving me crazy. I have tried to learn the Unicode Bidi algorithm but unfortunately, even after weeks of trying, I ...
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Where are the other letters in this Unicode block?

Info On the Wikipedia page, "Unicode Subscripts and Superscripts", it says in the section, Other Superscript and Subscript Characters, Consolidated, the Unicode standard defines ... a full ...
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Unicode fonts in terminal

How can I get unicode fonts in my terminal? Is there a package I could yum install to see more characters? I already have some of them working fine, e.g. 0x2603 snowman works, but others just give ...
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Unicode filenames in Windows vs. Mac OS X

I was trying to use a couple of Windows file syncing programs (Microsoft SyncToy, FreeFileSync) to sync between two folders: a local Windows folder and a OS X folder mounted on the Windows machine ...
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Shortcuts to move the cursor between languages

I am working on a document in Microsoft Word using two different scripts, namely Arabic (I created a customized layout keyboard using the Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator 1.4, which has Arabic (Saudi ...
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Font style formatting of a specific script among several scripts of a document

I am working on a document in which different language scripts pop up every now and then, even in the same sentence, e.g. the following excerpt [...] الْقُرْآن (al-Qur’ān). Now, 暴れる behave violently ...
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Keyboard layout shortcuts prevalence

I've created a keyboard layout using the Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator, and I need the shorcuts (By "shortcut" I mean the combinations used to get Unicode characters, such as pressing to get the ...
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Unicode code points converted to characters in batch

To convert code points to characters you can, for example, place the cursor next to one of them and press Alt+x. I have a document full of Unicode characters' code points. I would like to substitute, ...
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Arabic Presentation Forms-A (FB50—FDFF)

I am coming across some issues working on Microsoft Word 2007 relating to this Block. After entering the codes, for example those associated with the cursive ligatures FD69 and FD6A, the glyphs should ...
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Obtain all wordperfect overstrike characters in document for conversion to unicode

I am working on liberating a dictionary written in wordperfect 5 to plain text. Ideally I'll end up with a UTF-8 file with each entry on its own line and the fields delimited by tabs, but I digress. ...
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Unicode font rendering in Eclipse on Mac OS X

I'm using Eclipse on Mac OS X. For Reasons (tm), I have a particular source file that contains somewhat exotic Unicode characters. This causes this specific file to have much higher line spacing than ...
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Issues with windows command line using utf-8 code page

In my application, I'm reading the properties file(UTF-8 encoded) containing Chinese characters and printing them on the Windows command line. But,for some reason the the messages are not getting ...
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Is it possible to unprotect a copy protected PDF by recovering the character mapping using OCR?

There is a certain way of restricting the ability to copy text from a PDF which works by mapping each character of the used fonts to random characters of the so called private area of the Unicode ...
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awk character differences when using if

I have an input file with this line(user data/columns stripped out) and several thousand more. The xCE is an unconverted hex value from the clients file. 412640 xCE When I run it thru this awk ...
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How to get CJK Unicode characters from a PDF that uses supplementary private use characters?

I have several PDF documents (such as this one) that appear to be written using standard Chinese ideograms, but when I extract the text, it turns out that it's encoded using characters from the ...
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How do I find this character(by unicode search) in notepad++ ﻁ (\uFEC1 and only that character)

How do I find this character(by unicode search) in notepad++ ﻁ If I go to charmap and I pick this character I type FEC1 in the unicode search box and hit ENTER and it finds the character I look ...
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UTF-8 not displaying correctly in Cygwin+zsh using ConEmu

I have installed the following things to use for development: ConEmu 15083c Recent Cygwin version Cygwin zsh-5.0.8 Oh-My-Zsh This theme Now, when choosing a theme I realized that the display of ...
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How do you:set sqlite_unicode to true

I am in Ah over the new switch for me to --Debian-jessie_X64,, yet alot is different. My Question is How do you "set sqlite_unicode to true" ?
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What is this symbol `¬` and how to remove it from a ms word 2013 file?

I used an ocr program to convert some scanned pages to an ms word file. After the conversion is possible to found the symbol ¬ in the middle of many words. I tried to search and replace it but word is ...
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Full Unicode keypad entry in Chrome (including E/F digits?)

I frequently find myself using my keypad to enter Unicode characters, since it's much faster to type, e.g. ALT+2B50 ALT+FE0F than to dig around charmap or the Googles to find that character to ...
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How to export a spreadsheet to a UTF-8 .csv from Excel 2016 on mac?

Hoping you can help me out with this one... For my work, I've been assisting a DBA for the last few weeks and we've now been given the task of uploading a very large spreadsheet which has several ...
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Firefox jumps pages when typing in ALT–Codes

My name contains an apostrophe, the correct ALT-code and Unicode for which are ALT+0146 / U+2019. When filling out forms, I like to use the correct apostrophe glyph instead of substituting it by a ...
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Characters supported by font and code page not showing in Windows `cmd`

cmd doesn't seem to show certain characters. For example, the star symbol: ★ I've set the code page to 65001: And the font is Consolas. I've set the same font for Notepad and pasted the character ...
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Why does Chrome show the same 0x167F unicode character differently in 2 different places?

My username: ᔕᖺᘎᕊ starts with the 0x167F unicode character (CANADIAN SYLLABICS SHA). Before I upgraded to Windows 10 from Windows 7, I used to see this character as: ...everywhere. However, ...
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What Font does Notepad use to display e.g. Hebrew, when it claims to use Lucida Console but Lucida Console doesn't have those characters?

Courier New has the character \u05D0 hebrew letter aleph some other fonts do too such as Miriam and David. I can paste that into notepad Lucida Console does not have the character. Character map ...
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What is this mix of Chinese/Arabic/Korean/Japanese user owning a process listening on port 139?

While using an open port checking tool (Technicians toolbox v1.1.0) I found a strange user name listening on port 139 hiding in PID 4 with a mix of Chinese and other Unicode characters as the user ...
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How to fix small unicode text in windows 7?

I use Bengali texts to name some of my folder/files in windows 7, but the texts appear awfully small which bugs me a lot. Is there any way to fix this? What I want is to have the Bengali texts shown a ...
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xpdf copy & paste and unicode

Since updating to debian jessie I have a problem with copy and paste from PDF files using xpdf: only letters/symbols contained in ASCII are copied correctly. All other symbols/letters are in some way ...
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How can I view all characters in Segoe UI Symbol, in Babelmap or character map? (particularly 1F381) Characters past FFFF

I notice that Character Map goes up to FFFF nothing beyond. It doesn't go as far as 1F381 http://www.fileformat.info/info/unicode/char/1f381/index.htm Unicode Character 'WRAPPED PRESENT' (U+1F381) ...
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How Notepad++'s character encoding works?

Link/Synopsis I've made an "Encoding Test" table on one of my free domains with the sole purpose of gaining understanding of character encodings. Here is the link: ...