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Get ALL Unicode characters?

Windows (and programs within) can't display a lot of Unicode symbols. This is a problem, since many scientific symbols are missing. What can I do to include ALL unicode characters in windows? The ...
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Kaomoji search engine

Kaomoji is a powerful way to add expressiveness to characters-only conversations: (*_*) ^_^' m(__)m (^▽^)ノ (^。^@)/ ヽ(^^)(^^)ノ♪ _| ̄|○ \(^0^)人(^0^)/ (゜゜)(。。) (≧へ≦) (-_-メ) ...
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Is there a font that has more readable unicode arrows '→'?

I am trying to make my Agda code easier to read. The fonts I commonly used (Dejavu Sans Mono, Hack, Fira Code, Menlo) all has tiny arrow heads, which makes it very difficult to read. Is there a font (...
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Font editor for Windows

I'm looking for a font editor possibly with the following specs: ability to edit / import most common types of fonts (ttf, woff etc) export / import svg files as glyphs set basic glyph positioning ...
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Online Unicode renderer

Sometimes I have texts with Unicode characters not known to my system (using Ubuntu I already have a plethora of fonts installed by default, but there are still unknown characters in the world). Is ...
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Convert UnicodeData.txt to a string of GCs

Some Unicode versions contain the file ucd/UnicodeData.txt. It describes many characters with fixed fields postfixed with a ; (semicolon). Basically it follows the format: <code-point>;<name&...
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Unicode keyboard shortcuts known from Linux on Windows?

On Windows I miss the Linux functionality, that any existing character could be inserted by pressing Ctrl + Shift + u1234, where "1234" is a Unicode code of that character. Some of the characters ...
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Windows tool to recursively download website 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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Editor that can edit UTF-8 texts that contain non-printable characters

I need to edit some UTF-8 text that contains control characters (including NUL, used to mark in that text where "C strings" end). Most text editors either break, because they want "pure text" without ...
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Android app for exporting contacts properly to csv / ods / xlsx

I use Android 5.1 on my phone. My contacts include information in essentially all fields (e.g. including email, mailing addresses, notes and more obscure ones), many include photos, and many contain ...
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foobar2000-like audio player for OS X (and bonus: GNU/Linux)

I am considering migrating to Mac OS X. But I like music too much, so I must find an audio player that will be comparable to foobar2000. Some features that I will miss when using another audio player ...
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Converting non-ASCII Unicode symbols into words

I am looking for a Python package that can take a text as input and return the same text with any "non-ASCII Unicode symbol" converted into a word that represents it, if such conversion makes sense. ...
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A tool to format text with Unicode combining characters l̲i̲k̲e̲ t̅h̅i̅s̅

Unicode enables some formatting in plain text using combining characters like U+0332 COMBINING LOW LINE: E̲x̲a̲m̲p̲l̲e̲ ̲o̲f̲ ̲u̲n̲d̲e̲r̲l̲i̲n̲e̲d̲ ̲t̲e̲x̲t̲. How do I do it automatically, without ...
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Source code editor for Windows that lets me set a font for each Unicode script

I work with source code and exotic world languages. I want to edit my source code in a monospace font. But I also want to be able to include arbitrary Unicode text in rare scripts that might only ...
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Visual editor for math expressions, with basic or better yet, full Unicode support

I am looking for a separate, standalone visual math editor. Requirements: Full or, at least, basic Unicode support (explanation below). Portable by nature. It means that all the app needs for ...
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Zip-Library with unicode und 7z support

For our project (Language C++/C) we are looking for a zip library which support: unpacking of archives (creating would be nice, but is not that important) Unicode file names (as archive, as content ...
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Libraries to work with Unicode in C?

I'm currently using char * for strings in my C program. I'd like to learn how to implement Unicode support and have been looking at utf8proc. Is utf8proc the best general-purpose Unicode library for ...
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Alternative to Google Reader

I used to use Google Reader a lot to check blogs I follow daily. It was really good and user friendly. But Google closed Google Reader, and people who used it face a bit of a problem. Is there an ...
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Tool to insert Unicode character by its numeric code

Yet before Windows came, as a DOS user you maybe remember shortcuts like Alt+(numpad064) you could type anywhere to insert @ (character #64). I'm seeking for a Windows tool which can Convert typed ...
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Plain text editor that supports vertical text (for Chinese, Japanese, etc)

I would be interested to find a plain text editor that provides a mode for vertical text. Chinese and Japanese can both be written either left-to-right in rows going from top to bottom, or top-to-...
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unicode nomalisation reverse lookup

There is a standard algorithm to decompose a unicode compatability character to its canonical form. The canonical form may consist of one character or more than one characters. Here I ask for the ...
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URI percent-encoding of characters (UTF-8)

I want to percent-encode given characters (using UTF-8) so that they can be used in URIs. Something like the Web app http://meyerweb.com/eric/tools/dencoder/, but as FLOSS and as a solution for GNU/...
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Alternative for Python Shell

Executing Python in the Command Prompt causes some problem for entering data in UTF-8. in my case command prompt and subsequently Python shell doesn't show Persian characters correctly. I changed ...
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Unicode string analyser with neatly arranged results

I have a string and want to know of which Unicode characters it consists. Character name and code point is sufficient. A solution must be FLOSS and run natively on GNU/Linux. The command-line tool ...