Unicode


Unicode is a standard for the consistent representation and handling of text expressed in most of the world's writing systems.

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The latest version of Unicode contains hundreds of newly encoded symbols, an advance which enables designers to specify images in icon fonts with specific Unicode values.
31 May 2012

Help 10

Typotheque fonts are Unicode compliant, so you need to enter your text correctly encoded. An easy way to find out if you have correctly encoded text is to copy-paste a sample of the text into Internet browser, for example into Google search.
Some old text documents working with Arabic or Indic languages use 8-bit encoding, which required to use proprietary fonts. Such fonts can only use 256 glyphs, which is not sufficient for correct rendering of Devanagari (or other 10 Indic writing scripts).
Just go to Glyphs, on the font presentation page.
LetterMeter, a Unicode based text analysis tool, helps compare multilingual texts and measure the frequency of particular glyphs. It has been moved to a different website: http://www.type-applications.com.
Unicode is an international computer standard for uniform representation of all the writing systems of the world. Unicode is the basis of most modern software internationalization.

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Typotheque offers Multilingual Unicode Compliant Fonts in WGL4, and larger character sset supporting over 80 languages in standard Latin, Central European, Baltic, Turkish, Greek, Cyrillic, and Arabic encodings.