Examples of Unicode Characters

This chapter provides notes and tutorial examples on the Unicode character set. Topics including introduction of Unicode standard, example characters, history of releases, blocks of code points.

Samples of Unicode characters with their glyphs, code points, code names and code blocks:

Glyph Code    Code                        
      Point   Name                        

Z     U+0005A LATIN CAPITAL LEETER Z
              Code Block: Basic Latin

a     U+00061 LATIN SMALL LETTER A
              Code Block: Basic Latin

â     U+000E2 LATIN SMALL LETTER A WITH CIRCUMFLEX
              Code Block: Latin-1 Supplement

©     U+000A9 COPYRIGHT SIGN
              Code Block: Latin-1 Supplement

Δ     U+00394 GREEK CAPITAL LETTER DELTA  
              Code Block: Greek and Coptic

     U+0110B HANGUL CHOSEONG IEUNG       
              Code Block: Hangul Jamo

€     U+020AC EURO SIGN            
              Code Block: Currency Symbols

     U+05C71 Chinese character for mountain            
              Code Block: CJK Unified Ideographs

Last update: 2015.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Character Sets and Encodings

 ASCII Character Set and Encoding

 GB2312 Character Set and Encoding

 GB18030 Character Set and Encoding

 JIS X0208 Character Set and Encodings

Unicode Character Set

 What Is Unicode?

Examples of Unicode Characters

 Unique Features of Unicode

 Unicode Standard Releases

 Code Point Blocks

 Unicode 8.0 Character Samples

 Unicode 7.0 Character Samples

 Unicode 6.0 Character Samples

 Unicode 5.0 Character Samples

 Unicode 4.0 Character Samples

 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

 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 - Code Charts

 Outdated Tutorials

 References

 PDF Printing Version