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Questions tagged [unicode]

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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Supplementary Multilingual Plane and Windows console

Given this file: U+10480 OSMANYA LETTER ALEF 𐒀 Does any version of Windows have a way to output this correctly via the console (command line)? I have tried with: Windows 10 Windows 8.1 ...
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My Windows 7 computer WILL NOT display certain Unicode characters

I have a Windows 7 Professional 64-bit computer. When I try to show unicode characters, specifically Cyrillic characters like Ꙅ,Ꙉ,Ꙇ,Ꚃ,Ꙁ,Ꙅ, or Ꙇ. They just show up as the normal box that occurs when ...
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Python program fails only if run (via ssh) from a mac terminal

I am trying to run a python program on a data processing (linux) cluster. The program runs fine if I ssh to the cluster from my linux desktop and start it but fails if I ssh to the cluster from my mac ...
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Oh my ZSH no unicode characters

I installed Arch Linux on my work computer and I'm currently configuring it for my taste. I installed the packages I needed (Xorg, Gnome3, urxvt, etc.) and created those dot files: .xinitrc export ...
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Windows (7 Pro x64) or any other application is not displaying certain Cyrillic characters correctly

I'm having a small problem. (What else could be the case, right?) Certain Cyrillic characters aren't showing up in both Windows (7 Pro 64-bit) or any other application (i.e. Chrome, Opera, a custom ...
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Samba share folders getting unicode added to the end of them

I have a sambashare that is connected to by macOS clients on a Ubuntu 16.04 server. It seems like my server is adding strange unicode to the end of my folders: total 72 drwxr-sr-x 2 root marketing ...
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Unable to input UTF-16 characters in firefox

I want to insert greek characters, via a keyboard mapping I've made, when working in firefox (and Jupyter Notebook). I am able to use ctrl+cmd+space to add characters like 𝝭 𝝭 MATHEMATICAL SANS-...
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How to stop Windows 10 Calculator from enclosing copied text in 202D and 202C Unicode characters?

If I use Windows 10 calculator to copy one of its produced values: What it copies to the clipboard is text enclosed in these two Unicode characters: 'LEFT-TO-RIGHT OVERRIDE' (U+202D) on the left, ...
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Unicode character for two *vertical* tildes next to each other? What is that symbol called?

Sometimes on graphs, there is a symbol used to indicate a part of the graph has been ellipsed over to make the graph more compact. It looks something like this: (poor MSPaint mockup) What is that ...
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LC_ALL=C is set, no idea why

I‘m using st, the simple-terminal or suckless-terminal, which is a terminal with Unicode-support. I have two machines, both run Arch Linux with basically the same system settings but i only get ...
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Why doesn't “▷” display in vim?

I'm using ConEmu with WSL. I like to have ▷ set as line continuation character: set sbr=▷\ \ This is <▷> 9655, Hex 25b7, Octal 22667. In ConEmu this shows as the square-with-?, and in WSL bash ...
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Tools for converting 8-bit C1 control characters to ESC sequences?

The ECMA-48 ("ANSI escape sequences") standard describe two ways of encoding the C1 set of control codes: using 2 character ESC sequences, or alternatively, using 8-bit control characters. Wikipedia ...
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How to type the right ceiling character “⌉” in a windows 7 login password box with a qwerty laptop keyboard?

Dumbest question ever: how can I type with laptop keyboard the "right ceiling" character (http://www.fileformat.info/info/unicode/char/2309/index.htm) aka "⌉" ) in the windows login password box ( ...
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Gimp Unicode in Text Editor doesn't work

Linux Mint 18.3 (= Ubuntu Xenial), Gimp 2.8.16 In Gimp Text Editor (something you can show when you're entering text using Text Tool) you are meant to be able to go Ctrl-Shift-U + Unicode code... and ...
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How to show special characters in filename in Windows

How can I inspect the characters of a file name in Windows 10 ? I have some files which contains some 'space' characters, and other who contain some 'non-breaking-space' characters. And maybe some ...
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Use Segoe MDL2 Assets and other unicode fonts with Private Use Characters in Visio

Microsoft supplies its Windows iconset as a font now. All icons are part of the subrange "Private Use Characters": I really enjoy drawing our Windows screen concepts in Microsoft Visio. However, to ...
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What unicode characters in the control group other than tab work with MSKLC?

MSKLC = Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator. Are there control characters for Home, End, delete, etc. and do they work with MSKLC 1.4?
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Strange behaviour entering unicode characters with keyboard

It's a strange behavior when trying to enter an unicode character 𝟙 (link). From Microsoft application (skype/word) when I type Alt+120793 the expected character is shown. From others (chrome, ...
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How to Get Word to Keep Unicode after Removing Equation from Equation Editor?

In the image attached, the 1st case represents an equation inside Word equation editor, the 2nd shows the same equation but outside equation editor (select then alt+=), and the 3rd represents what I ...
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CSV file Question marks everywhere [duplicate]

I have a really big problem with data file (I'll use another smaller file for example below) I did some excel work in CSV file and Saved it when I opened Georgian language characters were changed to ...
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How to write Indic text in Konsole?

In this thread, entitled Terminal with support for Indic characters, someone laments the difficulty of displaying Indic characters (outputting Malyalam text like "അഖിൽ കൃഷ്ണൻ എസ്"), to which someone ...
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Windows command line to concatenate multiple UTF-8 files with BOM using

I want to concatenate multiple text files, that are encoded as UTF8+BOM, using a Windows 10 batch file. In between each file, I want to add a blank line. I used the TYPE command as shown below, but ...
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How can I generate combining characters on windows? [duplicate]

A while ago I asked this question on SO where I found out about combining characters and how for alt+777 you get ○ on most editors and ̉ on skype, which can be combined with a previous character and ...
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How to insert a unicode character in MathType formula?

I would like to use unicode character (say ० or अ) in a MathType formula. How can I do it? Insert Symbol doesn't list these characters under any font. Pasting the character produces a missing glyph (...
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Word Find and Replace ZERO-WIDTH-SPACE (ZWSP, U+200B)

I have pasted some text in my document with ZERO-WIDTH-SPACEs (ZWSP, U+200B) in it, and I'd like to remove them. However, I can't seem to paste it into the Word Find and Replace box and there doesn't ...
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Many recently edited documents are corrupted with gibberish after Windows 10 install - unicode, NUL, etc

I cannot find information about this anywhere on the web. I have multiple documents and text files edited in the last 1-2 weeks that have been corrupted. The files are in their original paths, with ...
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Printing Unicode Character in PDF

I would like to use the Unicode character WHITE VERTICAL RECTANGLE and BLACK VERTICAL RECTANGLE in a Microsoft Word document. When trying to print the document (using Microsoft Print to PDF or Foxit ...
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Set the display of Unicode filenames in Powershell

I have a folder on Windows that contains files whose name contain unicode extended characters (simplified chinese). I'd like to grab a list of these files. Of course, cmd won't display them correctly, ...
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How to improve the support of non-ASCII character in Windows File Explorer and Command Prompt of Windows English Version?

In the English Version of Windows 10 (Maybe 8, 7 have the same problem), If a file's filename is Chinese, Korean, Japanese or other non-ASCII language. Even if the fonts which support this language ...
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List Unicode filenames in Powershell [duplicate]

I have a folder on Windows that contains files whose name contain unicode extended characters (simplified chinese). I'd like to grab a list of these files. Of course, cmd won't display them correctly, ...
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Why doesn't htop show LED mode meters with box-drawing characters?

I just set up htop on a server running Debian and noticed that meters in LED more are rendered with letters and symbols instead of the box-drawing chars it uses on my Mac. For comparison, htop on ...
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Can't open content records with Turkish characters

I am learning Turkish and I might want to have the capacity to open Turkish content documents. I am running Windows 7 and I have even introduced the Turkish show dialect for Windows. In any case, I ...
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How to handle Unicode (Hindi) characters in URLs while sharing on Twitter or Facebook?

I have a website in Hindi language. When i try to share a post or page on twitter using social share button it shows strange on twitter something like this: Is there any way to fix it permanently?
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How to support Unicode version 7 in Google Chrome or in Notepad?

currently, I'm working in training Tesseract OCR for Nabataean script language. The problem that I can't display any of Unicode letters for Nabataean that were supported in Unicode Version 7.0. Is ...
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Automatically merge combining characters into base characters in filenames? [duplicate]

I'm using ext4 file system under Linux. Some UTF-8 characters are combining characters which are used to modify other characters and sometimes they can actually be merged into the base character. ...
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Input Hexadecimal Unicode Windows 10 [duplicate]

Is it possible to input Unicode with hexadecimal codes in Windows 10? I regularly use Ubuntu and a Chromebook, and Ctrl+Shift+U allows me to input such characters on both. Can I set up Windows 10 to ...
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Connect to UTF-8 SSID in Windows 8.1

How can you connect to an SSID on Windows 8.1 that has an emoji (or any UTF-8-encoded, multibyte character) in it? Is there some way I can specify the bytes in the UTF-8-encoded emoji, because copy-...
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Font linking broken on my PC

I played a bit installing/uninstalling Google Noto fonts and suddenly symbols like ★ (U+2605) do not render in some applications (SQL Manager and Acrobat Reader for example) displaying "★" instead (...
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Files with non-ASCII characters in file name in a Windows batch file

On a usual (Western) Windows computer, I have a file файл.txt with non-ASCII letters in the file name. How can I do the following from a .bat file? dir файл.txt ren файл.txt file.txt etc.? I ...
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How to change Language for non-Unicode programs for each program in Windows 10

I know how to change Language for non-Unicode globally. However, I have two programs that each need different settings. Is it possible to configure these settings for each program?
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How to disable library book file names transliteration in Calibre?

Whenever I import a book co the Calibre eBook manager library it converts the names/titles to English removing all the accents from European words and replacing non-Latin (e.g. Russian) words with ...
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Is there a font that displays Chinese characters as their Latin equivalents?

Chinese, Japanese, and other languages with non-Latin characters (as used in English) now have wide support thanks to Unicode providing the necessary glyphs. However for people who don't speak these ...
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Fixing corrupted unicode text file after system crash

I have a text file which contains unicode persian text (Arabic units). My system crashed and after reboot I found my file corrupted. the file currently displays text like this: гУКдП ПСИЗСе Мдђ ...
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Opening UTF-8 file with UTF-16 encoding in gedit results in readable Chinese

I know this isn't really a problem, but I was really curious why this is happening. How to reproduce this phenomenon Open gedit and type something in (I used Lorem Ipsum text from lipsum.com). Save ...
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How to separate combining characters in vim or a terminal emulator

Is there a way, in vim or a terminal emulator like xterm, to "separate" combining characters? For example, with characters "ก" and "ุ", instead of combining to "กุ", just displaying "ก ุ". I.e. is ...
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Displaying Unicode character on Virtual Terminal

This question is an extension of this: - How to display unicode in a Linux virtual terminal? I am using Ubuntu Linux and I have a file (abc.txt) with UTF-8 encoding. It has Unicode character 'घ' ...
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alt code sometimes not working in Microsoft Onenote 2010

Me and my colleague/boss are using Microsoft Onenote 2010 to share logging of what I've done. Because this logging is mostly summarized, do I often make use of the the → symbol. This left arrow is ...
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Need help identifying unicode characters

I am currently writing a tool for the game Keep Talking And Nobody Explode. The game have one of the puzzle revolving around symbol, and I've sucessfully identified a good part of them as unicode ...
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How to configure Emacs, Vim to automatically generate ligatures?

When I'm typing up a text document, I want my word processing software to automatically generate ligatures. For example, when I type aeon, the software should generate the text æon. Does anyone know ...
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How can I use emojis in Outlook 2007?

Is there any way to use emojis in Outlook 2007? I'm an emoji-speaking man using old software that won't let me communicate in my native language. Please help! 🙏😉🤷‍