Sometimes when I work on photos, web pages, graphic designs, and so on I need to know what characters are available to me in a given font. A list of characters is embedded in the font in the cmap table. The cmap table maps the character codes to the corresponding glyphs. EB Garamond v1.000 is… Read More »
The interrobang character “‽” was used in a court opinion on June 13, 2012. The interrobang, also known as the interabang, is a nonstandard punctuation mark used in various written languages and intended to combine the functions of the question mark (also called the “interrogative point”) and the exclamation mark or exclamation point (known in… Read More »
𝕃𝕠𝕠𝕜 𝕒𝕥 𝕨𝕙𝕒𝕥 𝕀 𝕔𝕒𝕟 𝕕𝕠! Lᴏᴏᴋ ᴀᴛ ᴡʜᴀᴛ I ᴄᴀɴ ᴅᴏ! Lоок дт шндт Ї cди dо! I can make fancy characters to put in Facebook posts and other places where I’m limited to characters with no formatting options. This is your basic set of alphanumeric characters: the capital letters A–Z, the lower-case letters a–z, and the… Read More »
If you’ve used Windows for any length of time you’re probably familiar with entering special characters with the ALT+ method. For example, to enter “É” — Latin Capital Letter E with Acute, Unicode code point U+00C9 — you can hold down the ALT key and while continuing to hold it down, type 0201 on the… Read More »
Oxford dictionary defines pangram as “A sentence or verse that contains all the letters of the alphabet.” The ultimate pangram is one which is only 26 letters long. Some examples of pangrams: Pack my box with five dozen liquor jugs. The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog. Jackdaws love my big sphinx of… Read More »
Published May 24, 2016 Contents Cmap Table Name Table Sometimes when I work on photos, web pages, graphic designs, and so on I need to know what characters are available to me in a given font. A list of characters is embedded in the font in the cmap table. The cmap table maps the character… Read More »
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The current Unicode standard is Unicode 8.0. Miscellaneous Symbols and Arrows Unicode range: 2B00–2BFF x Glyph Dec Hex Unicode Name White and Black Arrows Other white and black arrows to complete this set can be found in the Arrows and Dingbats blocks. Glyph Dec Hex Unicode Name ⬀ ⬀ ⬀ NORTH EAST WHITE ARROW ⬁… Read More »
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NOTE For some reason WordPress is stripping out the Deseret characters. If you would like to be notified when we find a solution to this problem, send us an email. Contents Unicode Character Code Chart About the Deseret Script Romanization References The Deseret alphabet (10400–1044F) was added to the Unicode 3.1 Standard in March 2001.… Read More »