Microsoft Word Unicode Character Codes

  

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Question: In Word 2010, I'm trying to get a better understanding of the Unicode System. I looked up a Unicode table because the Microsoft Help said I can use the Alt key plus the Unicode number.

According to www.unicode.org/charts/PDF/U2200.pdf when I type in Alt 2267, I'm supposed to get the following character:

However when I type this into Word, I only get a square. What am I mis-understanding?

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Answer:Well based on our understanding, not all Unicode characters are supported in every font. If you wish to create the character in Word, you will need to switch your font to one that supports this character. The following are a few fonts that will work:

  • Arial Unicode MS
  • Cambria Math

To change your font, select the Home tab in the toolbar at the top of the screen. Then click on the font drop down and select the font that you wish to use. In our example, we've selected Arial Unicode MS.

Microsoft Word Unicode Character Codes Code

Using Microsoft Word as a Unicode Text Editor

This chapter provides notes and tutorial examples on using Microsoft Word as a Unicode text editor. Topics including opening Unicode text files in 3 encodings: UTF-8, UTF-16BE, and UTF-16LE; saving and opening Unicode text files with the BOM character prepended.

Conclusions:

  • Word can be used to edit Unicode text files.
  • Word allows you to save Unicode text file in 3 encoding formats, UTF-8, UTF-16 (Big-Endian with BOM), and UTF-16 (Little-Endian with BOM).
  • Word can open Unicode text files in 4 encoding formats with encoding automatically detected, UTF-8, UTF-16 (Big-Endian with BOM), UTF-16 (Little-Endian with BOM), andUTF-8 with BOM.
  • Word can open Unicode text files in 2 encoding formats with your help to select the encoding manually, UTF-16BE and UTF-16LE.
  • The BOM character is the 'ZERO WIDTH NO-BREAK SPACE' character, U+FEFF, in the Unicode character set.

Table of Contents

About This Book

Character Sets and Encodings

Microsoft Word Unicode Character Codes Generator

ASCII Character Set and Encoding

GB2312 Character Set and Encoding

Word character code list

GB18030 Character Set and Encoding

JIS X0208 Character Set and Encodings

Unicode Character Set

UTF-8 (Unicode Transformation Format - 8-Bit)

UTF-16, UTF-16BE and UTF-16LE Encodings

UTF-32, UTF-32BE and UTF-32LE Encodings

Java Language and Unicode Characters

Character Encoding in Java

Character Set Encoding Maps

Unicode

Encoding Conversion Programs for Encoded Text Files

Using Notepad as a Unicode Text Editor

Using Microsoft Word as a Unicode Text Editor

Using Microsoft Excel as a Unicode Text Editor

Unicode Fonts

Unicode Code Point Blocks: 0000 - 0FFF

Unicode Code Point Blocks: 1000 - FFFF

How To Get Special Characters Using Alt Key Codes Or The Word ..

Unicode Code Point Blocks: 10000 - 11FFF

Unicode Code Point Blocks: 12000 - 10FFFF

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