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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Portugese language not rendered properly in Address Book on Yahoo Email in Chrome

On yahoo mail on google chrome, the symbols of portuguese language (such as "Β΄" or "~") appear correctly on the subject of the email and on basically everything in the website except for the sender's ...
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How do I display the latest Unicode characters (esp. emoji) in Windows browsers?

None of my browsers (Firefox, Chrome, IE) display characters for Unicode 7, 8, 9 (or 10) emojis: These are often sent to me by people on phones. Unicode 6 characters are supported, but hard to ...
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Cyrillic export from Excel to CSV

I have an application where I upload some content in CSV format, however the main document where I have my data is an Excel document. I use Save As Β» CSV in order to make a CSV file, but it is not ...
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How can I display Unicode characters in Windows Chrome like I do in Chrome OS?

How can I have Unicode characters such as {u+1f167} display in Windows Chrome like they do in Chrome on my Chromebook? In Chrome OS, my example character looks like this.. But in Chrome on Windows (...
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Some unicode symbols still not displayed with urxvt or xterm

I've been having trouble viewing certain unicode symbols under urxvt or xterm. The font I'm using is Source Code Pro for Powerline which I installed through the powerline fonts repo. My .Xresources ...
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Get Supported Unicode Ranges from Font *.ttf file on Ubuntu

I have some fonts in 'ttf' format on my Ubuntu machine. I want to know some metadata of those fonts, about which unicode ranges and which non-unicode codepages those font files are supporte. How I ...
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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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unicode double latin letters (ligatures)

What unicode characters are there where two latin letters are joined together in a ligature to form a single unicode character? similar to this type of character: ㎐ or æ I looked in the unicode ...
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Some Unicode fonts not working in Windows 7/Firefox

I want to display Egyptian Hieroglyphics: π“€€ 𓀁 𓀂 𓀃 𓀄 π“€… 𓀆 𓀇 π“€ˆ 𓀉 π“€Š 𓀋 π“€Œ 𓀍 π“€Ž 𓀏 𓀐 𓀑 π“€’ 𓀓 π“€” 𓀕 π“€– π“€— π“€˜ π“€™ π“€š π“€› π“€œ 𓀝 π“€ž π“€Ÿ π“€  𓀑 π“€’ π“€£ These are part of Unicode 5.2. TL;DR: ...
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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 xΜ„, 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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How do I type Square character

I have to write x/100000 with square character: x*10-5 ,but the '-5' should be above 10 so it is known that it is x/10/10/10/10/10. How do I do that?
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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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Display unicode in tmux?

This is urxvt without tmux This is urxvt with tmux and utf8 not enabled in the config This is urxvt with tmux and utf8 enabled in the config How can I make tmux act consistent with the ...
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Rendering of unicode symbols in urxvt (height / width) vs. gnome-terminal

gnome-terminal renders the unicode symbols (arrows) in my prompt different from urxvt: They are displayed across the whole line's height, have less spacing in-between, but more appropriate ...
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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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How can I type U+200B character?

How can I type the unicode character U+200B (zero-width space character) with my keyboard?
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Agda input method, Ξ£ ⇛ β‡’, 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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Find files with non-ASCII characters in filenames in Windows XP

Is there any easy way to find all files in a particular directory that have any non-ASCII (ie. Unicode) characters in the filename? I'm running Windows XP x64 SP2, NTFS filesystem.
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How to type special characters in Linux?

In windows there is possibility to type from keyboard special signs by holding alt key and typing a few numbers, that depends on with sign you want to use. Does it work with linux in the same way?
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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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Permanent fix for unicode characters not displaying correctly (as boxes)

Please read this entire message before replying. First, I know how to fix the issue on a temporary basis. I am looking for a permanent fix. I work with foreign language files a lot. Unfortunately ...
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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 ΜΊ this, but without combining?

I'm looking for a character in Unicode like this (in black): The problem with COMΒ­BIΒ­NING INVERTED BRIDΒ­GE 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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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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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:. β”œβ”€β”€β”€a β”‚ β”œβ”€β”€β”€b β”‚ └───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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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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Symbol for statistically independent events in LaTeX, Unicode, etc

Can someone point me to Unicode and/or LaTeX symbol that's used to indicate that two events are statistically independent? Ideally, it should be possible to produce this symbol in the equation editor ...
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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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My Windows 7 has suddenly stopped displaying Unicode symbols

For some strange reason, my computer suddenly doesn't show certain unicode characters anymore! I have no idea what happened. Affected applications include Windows Explorer (should be Japanese ...
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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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Easily type Unicode characters using AutoHotKey?

For example, I want to be able to type β†’ (right arrow) using AutoHotKey's text replacement feature, and this is what my script looks like: ::|rarr::{ASC 2192} So when I type |rarr in my text editor ...
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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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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 (𐀀) Isn't eqivalent to the MH Alef (א). Moreover, when I go ...
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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 𐀀𐀁𐀂𐀃... from Phoenician or other dead languages, are displaying nicely for me. However,...
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tmux printing u'0x001b' and “]112” randomly

So I've lived with this problem for several weeks now, hoping that if I just let it happen enough, I would figure out the underlying trigger. No luck. tmux in bash in gnome-terminal in XMonad on ...
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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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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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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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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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Windows 10 - Alt code results in wrong character

I'm on a laptop running Windows 10. I try pressing Alt+2713 to give a "βœ“" character, but instead I get a "Γ–" character. Any thoughts as to why this might be?