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Unicode play icon ▶ present in a page title is incorrectly displayed in my Firefox

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does exist an open source font supporting primarily unicode's symbols / dingbats?

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Can I change the font used for Windows 7 properties dialogs?

In Windows 7 its easy to edit photo tags directly from the file properties dialog but the English version of Windows 7 uses a font in this dialog which does not support Japanese and other characters. ...
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I'm looking for a free font containing ideally all Unicode characters. I'm reading some text concerning Unicode and many of the interesting examples shows like a bunch of empty squares.
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Displaying Unicode on Chrome vs Firefox

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How do I fix font corruption in Google Chrome 9.0.597.44beta in Windows XP?

I am not sure what is causing this problem, but I think it is related to unicode problems. Google Chrome, seemingly out of nowhere a month ago, stopped rendering unicode characters in certain fonts. ...
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Per-character-set font size in Firefox not working?

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not English characters (ă, ţ, ş) show up as squares on others computers (ms word)

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On every browser I've tried (Firefox, Safari, Chrome, and Omniweb), when I go to a web page containing somewhat less-common characters, I can't see the glyphs. For example, on the Wikipedia page for ...
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Why can't I display Unicode math symbols (U+2200..U+22FF)?

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Why are Craigslist posts full of question marks?

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How to make unicode characters visible in Emacs?

When I open a file with some UTF-8 text in it the characters show up as boxes. I think I have a font missing, because I can safely edit these boxes and the changes will turn out correctly when I look ...