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What languages does the character encoding UTF-8 support?

What written and speak-able languages does UTF-8 support? How many languages does the UTF-8 support? Almost Duplicate(closed): What languages does the encoding UTF-8 spport?
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Create Gmail filter for subject lines containing UTF-8 special characters [migrated]

Lately I'm receiving a lot of spam that contains animations in the subject lines. Here is an example, from the source of a message, of a subject line containing animating fireworks. Subject: ...
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Apache web server REALLY doesn't seem to like utf-8

This is really annoying me so I hope somebody here can tell me what I'm doing wrong. I've been running an Apache web server on my Windows 7 laptop for a while, now, to test some programming I've been ...
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Use _wfopen in C code without writing BOM [migrated]

Is it possible to not write out the BOM at the beginning of the file? as I want to later run the file in dos and it doesn't like that. e.g.script.bat > '' is not recognized as an internal ...
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Login to FTP using Windows Explorer with @ in username

I need to setup a connection to an FTP server, but there are a couple caveats. I CANNOT use 3rd party software (period). it has to be done in Windows Explorer. The other caveat is that there is an @ ...
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Unicode and MS DOS sessions

Considering UTF-8 + Windows CMD nightmare... After reading this question, are these solutions only partial ? Is there a way to set globally the character set/encoding in a cmd environment? It seems ...
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UTF8 Angle brackets up and down?

I'm looking for angle brackets which point up and down as UTF-8 characters. Just for clarification: I need two characters, an angle bracket pointing up and one pointing down.
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urxvt: Inconsistent behaviour re: unicode display

I am using i3 as my window manager. When I open terminal using the default shortcut key, the resulting urxvt cannot display unicode chars. But when I open using urxvt or urxvt -ls, it can. I've ...
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MySQL csv excel greek characters

I developed an application using Bottle web framework and Python, to import some data into MySQL database. Most of the data where in Greek characters. On my application side, i didn't any further ...
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Change default encoding of Excel to UTF-8?

I am using a variety of tools to regularly prepare data for the web. One stage requires me to open a CSV in Excel, make changes and save the file. Is there a way to force Excel to accept UTF-8 ...
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What is a simple way to prepend a UTF-8 character to a text file using cmd?

Something like: echo \ufeff > output.csv type input.csv >> output.csv Where \ufeff is the UTF-8 BOM, and input.csv is a UTF-8 text file. How do I indicate a UTF-8 character in cmd?
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Exporting / Importing MySQL from/to different character sets

It's fairly straightforward. I have a db running tables with DEFAULT CHARSET=utf8; The collation is set to utf8_general_ci. Everything is working fine. The application that uses this database saves ...
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Create new file in WinSCP with UTF-8 without BOM encoding

I'm using WinSCP in order to work via SFTP with a remote server running a Linux distro. I'm also using Notepad++ (latest version) as my text editor (when editing a remote file). When I use WinSCP to ...
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issue with extract .zip files contains arabic charcters

I try to extract .zip files contains arabic characters in files & directors , they extracted to wrong names looks like this. inflating: 9786140208872/??+???+????? +???+???-16.html inflating: ...
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Can't convert encoding from us-ascii to utf-8. What am screwing up?

I'm trying to debug garbage characters that my webpages are rendering in foreign languages. I want my createpage.php in utf-8. me@host:/www/webroot$ file -bi createpage.php text/x-php; ...
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Unicode in tty?

I have to view a log file on Debian server which is written in Persian by a third party software. Is this possible to have UTF-8 + Unicode support in tty? I'm looking for solutions based on emacs or ...
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Force UTF-8 on every document opened in Notepad++

I want every document that I create or open in Notepad++ to always (no matter what) be encoded in UTF-8. It seems, that either I'm missing something or this is not possible. In Settings > ...
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Accented character issue

I have a bunch of websites encoded in UTF-8. They contain accents and those weird n's with the squiggles over them and all kinds of fun stuff. When I try and open them in any text editor, even ...
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Can't set locale to en_US.UTF-8, but locale -a says it's available. No root

I'm trying to use powerline symbols in gvim. Part of that requires that I set my locale to UTF-8. export LANG=en_US.UTF-8 Afterwards I see the following errors. For gvim: bash-4.1$ /usr/bin/gvim ...
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Illegal mix of collations (cp1251_general_ci,IMPLICIT) and (latin1_swedish_ci,IMPLICIT)?

I have an application that could care less about internationalization. It would be perfectly happy with 7-bit ASCII. Unfortunately MySQL insists on giving me all sorts of UTF8 goodness (I prefer to ...
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how do you make emacs-w32 display utf-8 characters?

I have used emacs as my primary editor for a while. Since I now have a windows dependency at work I tried installing emacs-w32. I am having problems making it display utf-8 characters correctly. The ...
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ls cannot display utf8 encoded file name correctly when ssh-ing to an OS X machine

The problem I'm trying to resolve here is that, in the terminal of an ssh session to an OS X machine, the output of the ls command cannot display utf8 encoded Chinese characters in file names ...
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File names garbled in rar archive, possibly double utf8 encoded? Can't figure out how to reverse

I'm trying to restore the uploads folder of a wordpress installation. The folder went through some combination of ftp or sftp transfer and got compressed by rar. (I don't know the exact process, it ...
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MS Excel: save spreadsheet to tab-separated with UNIX end of lines and UTF-8?

I have a tab-separated text file with a table that has UNIX end-of-line characters (i.e. \n) and UTF-8 encoding. I can open it in MS Excel 2010 without major problems using Data → Import and selecting ...
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Compatibility between Mac and PC Microsoft Office database

In my new job, we used a mailing service (tralix), and I have to upload a database, my boss had taught me hers way, (I'm working on Mac): I have to go to PC and open excel (she gave me the DB), and ...
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How do I change the file encoding in Sublime Text 2?

Using all those techniques like: { "Default_encoding": "UTF-8", "font_size": 9, "ignored_packages": [ "Vintage" ] } and even when I save with UTF-8 encoding, always ...
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how to mass convert .xml files in a directory to UTF-8 while retaining the same filename

I have many .xml files that are encoded in ISO-8859-1, and I want them all in UTF-8. I figured out the code to convert them individually which is : iconv -f ISO-8859-1 -t UTF-8 filename.xml > ...
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Can I run a script every time the cmd program is run? [duplicate]

I want to show unicode character on my windows console. For this I changed the cmd's font to lucida console and I'm using chcp 65001 before every session I will open a program which will display ...
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utf-8 characters comes automatically

With great respect to all I am asking this question.Kindly help to solve for which I will remain most grateful and thankful. Few days ago I set Oriya language from the control panel to view webpages ...
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How to customize default CSV format in LibreOffice?

Every time I export my data to CSV (and I do it often) I have tick the "Edit filter settings" checkbox, choose UTF-8 for the encoding, and semicolon for the fields separator manually. I do this ...
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Enforce UTF-8 charset for outgoing attachments in Thunderbird

There are a few questions here about setting the charsets of outgoing messages in Thunderbird (1, 2), and some on setting content transfer encoding for attachments (3), but I haven't seen anything ...
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Hyphen converted to 'unknown character' when pasted to programs such as Putty, Notepad is OK

When a UTF-8-encoded hyphen (U+2010) is copied from a browser (I tried Firefox and IE) and then pasted to programs such as Putty and Vim (the Windows variants), all hyphens are showed as 'unknown ...
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Why does VIM show the Unicode code point and not the UTF-8 code value?

Consider this supposed line of code that I found in a PHP blog, note the quotes: throw new Exception(“That's not a server name!”); Those quotes are RIGHT DOUBLE QUOTATION MARK (Unicode code point: ...
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Input accents in iTerm with international keyboard

I have an international keyboard where accents are inserted doing ALT+` e ==> è ALT+e e ==> é In Terminal.app this works correctly, in iTerm2 it doesn't. I get a bell sound when I ...
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Why do some Unicode characters appear as boxes?

Some Unicode characters cannot be shown in my browser. I generated valid Unicode (utf8) characters but many of them are unable to be displayed. If they don't have representation, then why are they ...
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How can I set the terminal encoding when running a crontab job?

I have a crontab job which executes a Ruby script on Arch Linux. It works basically, but when I call "googlecl" to post to my blog, it always shows a "safeDecodeError" exception (eg.: ...
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pscp and UTF-8 characters

I'm having trouble copying files with UTF-8 characters using pscp on Windows. I'm using command line for that and following command: chcp 65001 pscp -scp -p -pw {pass} -batch ...
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Convert pdf contains utf-8 to word or text files?

I have a pdf file that contain arabic text I need to convert this pdf to word for editing but when it converted the characters displayed in unreadable format any suggestion that can help me will be ...
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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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How to go to the n'th character, not byte, of a file?

In vim one can get to the 5th byte of the file with the following command: :goto 5 However, in a UTF-8 text this could be the 5th, 4th, or even 2nd character in the file. How to go to the 5th ...
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ANSI to UTF-8 in Notepad++

I have a text encoded in ANSI: When I tried to convert it into UTF-8 (using the Notepad++ menu Encoding > UTF-8), I get some weird characters: I thought that UTF-8 was a superset of ANSI and ...
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Adding/displaying special characters in Vim

I currently work on a project where I need to write the Unicode characters ɛ and ħ, which I just added to my keyboard. It works great almost everywhere, even in the command prompt, except for Vim ...
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Create folder with special characters in truecrypt on fedora 20

I have a problem to create folders and files containing special characters (eg é, è , ù , ç .... ) Volume: Volume Type : Normal Size: 10M Encryption : AES Hash : RIPEMD -160 File System : FAT I ride ...
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How can I display utf8 in powershell?

So this really has me knocking my head against the wall. I have some XML: <trans-unit id="4" translate="yes" xml:space="preserve"> <source xml:lang="en-US">Customize Forecast ...
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How to display text in UTF8 from mysql /phpmyadmin?

I have a database with multiple tables. The database and table and every row of table is set to utf8_romanian_ci. Every name which I import that contains diacritics will not be displayed correctly. ...
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English numbers in non-English subtitle

I wrote my subtitle in a word document & saved it as a txt file with UTF-8 encoding. Then I changed its format from txt to srt manually. my subtitle language is Persian. I put it in the same ...
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How to unzip the Portuguese file

I have a zip file containing data in Portuguese. When I try to unzip the file $ unzip abc.zip It creates a file "abc.csv" but when I try to look into data, I get "?" instead of characters like ...
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How to find special characters in Linux Vim

I want to find special characters in a text file. It is known that the UTF-8 encoded file contains Chinese characters , "-", "^A"(control-A, which is one of special characters), numbers, ...
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how to get encode type of text file using vba

I would like to check encode type of text file is UTF-8 without bom or SHIFT-JIS. Because I change to SHIFT-JIS if encode type is UTF-8 without bom. So I want to get encode type of text file. What is ...
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How to convert UTF-8 to SHIFT-JIS using vba

I am developing an application that reads from a text file and writes to a CSV file. Since characters in the text file are UTF-8, the CSV file also contain the same characters. Because of UTF-8, ...