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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Why does this PDF appear to encode parentheses correctly but doesn't when using pdftotext or copying and pasting?

I have several journal articles here: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/3610797/malformed-pdfs/A897.full.pdf https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/3610797/malformed-pdfs/B1264.full.pdf https://dl....
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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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Posting XML wrapped in SOAP posted using Curl results in invalid XML character was found exceptions

Sending an XML file using curl results in: Invalid XML character (Unicode : 0x<integer>) Attempt to solve the issue According to this SO answer the issue will be solved if the XML version is ...
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Is there a way to display Unicode flags by installing a specific font? If so, which?

So I've been wondering about the Regional Indicator Symbols and their use in mobile phone systems. It should theoretically be possible to create a font for computers that shows the actual flags ...
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Windows, Synergy, and EnableHexNumpad

Windows 8.1, Synergy 1.5.1-r2307 It seems Synergy does not support EnableHexNumpad in Windows, where much like traditional ALT-codes, any Unicode character can be inserted when holding alt, then ...
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Using AppLocale with Labview in Windows 8

I am running LabVIEW 2013 Dev Environment on a Chinese Windows 8 platform. LabVIEW is not a Unicode-base program, and consequently on Asian Windows there are display issues for our interfaces created ...
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How to type special characters in Linux when Russian layout is active?

The way to type special unicode characters in Linux is to press Ctrl + Shift + u and then to type the character number. But this method doesn't work when Russian layout is active. So if I'm typing in ...
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Google Chrome displays boxes at the beginning of all words in unicode text

I have this issue with chrome on windows 7, and it seems to be happening only with unicode text within facebook. Screenshot: The boxes disappear when I increase the zoom level by one step. But they ...
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Tools to convert Unicode characters

Which tool should I use to convert between various Unicode characters? Examples: Between various looks: Normal, Fullwidth. Between one-character and combining versions: ў (d1 9e) <-> ў (d1 83 cc ...
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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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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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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. However,...
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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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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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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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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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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 copy/...
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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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Non-English text appears garbled in gVim

I'm able to input Tamil text successfully in gVim, but the output appears with letters getting one on top of another. This is the case whether I create the file from within gVim or create it elsewhere ...
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How can I find out the encoding of this corrupted Chinese text, which an online tool fixes correctly?

I have a text in Simplified Chinese, which, when read as UTF-8 begins with ´ÓºÜ¾ÃÒÔÇ°¿ªÊ¼, which the online tool from MandarinTools (first search result for Repair Corrupted Chinese Email) fixes to ...
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Chrome not displaying characters despite being installed

There are quite a few sources online on how to fix Unicode characters not displaying correctly, though most of them just tell you to make sure you have a font installed on your system that contains ...
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Office 2013 - Paste Special Shows 'Unformatted Unicode Text' only - Show Options Turned on in Advanced Options

About two weeks ago my "Paste Special" stopped working in Office 2013 products. Before, I could paste and choose how I wanted it to work. But, since, all I have in the Paste Special options is '...
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Display soft hyphens in VIM

How do I get (G)VIM under Ubuntu 14.04 to display soft hyphens in a UTF-8 encoded text file? The encoding and the fileenconding settings are both set to utf-8, and characters like the German umlauts (...
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Microsoft Word: Some Unicode Characters Will not Display in Any Font

When I am using Microsoft Word 2013 on Windows 8, some unicode characters do not display correctly, even when the font is changed to Arial Unicode MS. This affects what to me seems a very bizarre set ...
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Strange Unicode behavior in xterm

I recently switched my system from ISO-8859-15 to UTF-8 (I know I am a little late), works fine so far, I am just having a little issue with xterm and zsh. When entering German - Umlaute (ä,ö,ü) and ...
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MS Excel sort column containing non-latin characters

Is it possible to sort a column containing text strings in Excel when the script is non-latin, e.g. cyrillic? If so, how? +------------------------------------------------+---------------------------...
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How to use Unicode in “Real Name” bit of key?

GPG appears to support Unicode, but I can't get it to actually work % gpg --utf8-strings --display-charset utf-8 --edit-key king@example.com gpg (GnuPG) 1.4.15; Copyright (C) 2013 Free Software ...
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ANSI Russian docx to unicode

I've a big ms-word doc file which contains ANSI encoded russian texts and some fomula's with special formatting. I would like to know is there any tool using which I convert the "ANSI" encoded doc ...
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Unicode problems in Mini Lyrics

Shri guru granth sahib ji is epic granth for sikhs. I am working on the project for creating karaoke of guru granth sahib. I am using Mini Lyrics for this for synchronizing speech to text. But this ...
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Yahoo mail in google chrome - language codification not working for sender name - PT BR symbols (portuguese brazilian)

On yahoo mail on google chrome, the symbols of portuguese language (such as "´" 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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" ?