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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notepad++ don't show the right character despite the right encoding

My UTF8.txt file display all other Unicode characters fine but not the x̄, it show instead a"x" and it's top dash "-"on the right (and not above the x). (When I copy past this x- from np++ to chrome ...
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Cygwin terminal cannot show the contents of unicode text file correctly

I have a text file with Urdu text. I use the cat command to view the content, but I see distorted digits and symbols like text. How can I view the text correctly?
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Some applications displaying squares instead of ideographs

I have a Windows 7 x64. I noticed, that in some applications I have squares instead of Asian languages characters. E.g. in MS Word, in Chrome, in Skype ideographs look fine. I also installed Japanese ...
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How to put unicode in Cmd/Batch?

So, i'm trying to make a nice batch menu but everytime i try to use unicode's fancy lines i just get random characters. Is there any way to put unicode in cmd and or a batch file?
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Unicode emoji issue

If I go to Word and type Alt + 128514 (Laughing and crying emoji 😂 ) then paste it into Google Chrome, then it appears normally (as you see in the brackets above). But, if I type Alt + 128514 into ...
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Agda input method, Σ ⇛ ⇒, and Latex export

I can use agda input method in emacs to type effortlessly a gazillion unicode character in my nice beamer presentation. Now I want to process it with latex and I apparently have to map each missing ...
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mySQL ODBC driver is ANSI only

I just downloaded latest mySQL ODBC driver from here. When I tried to install it on my Windows 8.1 laptop the wizard from MSI said that it is an ANSI driver. Is Unicode version of the driver not ...
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Can we convert non unicode fonts to unicode?

I have few non unicode(8 bit) hindi fonts, can be move these characters to Unicode space so that they work for Unicode text.
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Surrogate character to visualize a space like ̺ this, but without combining?

I'm looking for a character in Unicode like this (in black): The problem with COM­BI­NING INVERTED BRID­GE BELOW (code point U+033A, \xCC\xBA in UTF-8) is that it must be combined with another ...
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Exporting Outlook contacts to Unicode CSV

Background So I've been looking for this to work for some time now. I'm sure there must be a solution as I can't believe that no one in China or Japan have ever tried exporting contacts. What I've ...
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How to set the default encoding to Unicode?

How do I set the default encoding in Firefox/Iceweasel to Unicode (instead of Western)? I'm particularly interested in the default encoding for *.txt files. Firefox/Iceweasel seems to always choose ...
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Can I view the Old Hungarian unicode range in windows 10?

I am trying to see some new characters added to the Unicode 8 standard, in Windows 10. It seems character map can not see any codepoint above $FFFF hex, including the codepoints for the old hungarian ...
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Command Prompt “tree” shows Unicode in console but outputs to file in ASCII

In Windows 10's cmd.exe, if I do tree C:. ├───a │ ├───b │ └───etc... it clearly display the Unicode bars and dashes correctly on the console. But if I redirect this output to a file tree > ...
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Recursively download website on Windows preserving Unicode filenames

Normally I use GNU wget to grab websites recursively. But I want to fetch some websites with lots of Unicode URLs for various languages and I'd like to keep the Unicode in the filenames. (Here's an ...
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cmd.exe shell on windows 10 64bit is not showing the unicode properly [duplicate]

when i run the cmd.exe and want to read the file names e.g. ( c:\> dir) it shows me the non ASCII as squares or '?' marks If I copy these letters and paste them in the notepad they show the proper ...
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Importing Variable data sets with UTF 8 BOM japanese characters

I have an image template and have a xlsx file with Japanese characters wit two columns(PFA). I need to create images with this information by importing the CSV into variable data sets. When I convert ...
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How to view Unicode 8.0 on Windows 10?

Unicode 8.0 was released in June 2015, and was supported on Apple devices with iOS 9.1 in September 2015. Windows 10 appears to only have support for the skin-color modifiers included in Unicode 8.0. ...
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How can I identify an unusual character in Sublime Text 3?

I have a file with an unusual Unicode grapheme. I'd like to identify it, either by getting an info window directly in Sublime, or just by listing the codepoint(s) so I can search for them online. In ...
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Different line spacing depending on font encoding

Historically, I've been using Monotype Courier New as my XTerm font (it displays well both Cyrillic characters and box-drawing characters). When migrating from legacy KOI8-R to UTF-8 locale, I've ...
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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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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 ...