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How to Preview ALL Your Installed Fonts:


How It Works? detects the fonts installed on your computer with the help of a simple Adobe Flash script and displays the results using HTML and JavaScript. You need to have Flash plugin installed and JavaScript turned on. Font rendering relies on browser’s capabilities and some of your installed fonts may not show up due to their names not being recognized by some browsers. also works on iPhone and iPad without Flash, make sure to give it a try.


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💋Popular Unicode Emoticons

>Unicode: Unique numeric values representing more than 65,000 unique characters.
>Text: The characters you draw with a selected (or default) font.
>Font: The shapes of the characters.


Lenny Faces
Lenny Faces

Text you simply copy and paste

You can use them on twitter too! (。◕‿‿◕。)
Your favourite Instant Messenger probably also supports them.
Try them on MSN, ICQ, FB, MIRC (latest), skype and web-chats! (。◕‿‿◕。)

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Character Encoding: ASCII vs. Unicode

Difference Between Unicode and ASCII

Unicode,also known as UTF-8 or the "Universal Alphabet"
 (used by almost 70% of websites, in 2013)

Unicode currently contains most written languages and still has room for even more. This includes typical left-to-right scripts like English and even right-to-left scripts like Arabic. Chinese, Japanese, and the many other variants are also represented within Unicode.


1.ASCII uses an 8-bit encoding while Unicode uses a variable bit encoding.

2.Unicode is standardized while ASCII isn’t.

3.Unicode represents most written languages in the world while ASCII does not.

4.ASCII has its equivalent within Unicode.

Unicode® 6.0.0

Unicode 8.0 Character Code Charts

Simply copy and paste, see below:
Π Ϧ Ϯ கோ ஹெ

Those that don’t work will display as a blank box.

Ͷ ͷ ͺ ͻ ͼ ͽ ; Ϳ ΄ ΅ Ά · Έ Ή Ί Ό Ύ Ώ ΐ Α Β Γ Δ Ε Ζ Η Θ Ι Κ Λ Μ Ν Ξ Ο Π Ρ Σ Τ Υ Φ Χ Ψ Ω Ϊ Ϋ ά έ ή ί ΰ α β γ δ ε ζ η θ ι κ λ μ ν ξ ο π ρ ς σ τ υ φ χ ψ ω ϊ ϋ ό ύ ώ Ϗ ϐ ϑ ϒ ϓ ϔ ϕ ϖ ϗ Ϙ ϙ Ϛ ϛ Ϝ ϝ Ϟ ϟ Ϡ ϡ Ϣ ϣ Ϥ ϥ Ϧ ϧ Ϩ ϩ Ϫ ϫ Ϭ ϭ Ϯ ϯ ϰ ϱ ϲ ϳ ϴ ϵ ϶


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Getting Started: Unicode


Fun with Dingbats & Glyphs



The advent of Unicode and the universal character set it provides allowed commonly used dingbats to be given their own character codes.

What is the difference between Glyph and Font?

How to Create Your Own Handwritten Fonts

If you write a letter with your computer you have to use one of the fonts installed. This results in an impersonal look of the document. enables you to use your own handwriting like every other font installed on your computer.

With you can give your digital produced documents a personal touch again.

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