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Unicode Training

Jim Brase, 2007-05-14

When to Convert to Unicode Albert Bickford, Jim Brase and Lorna Priest, 2007-05-11
This article will help you recognize whether you and your language data have entered the window of opportunity for converting your data to Unicode. It will also help you predict whether you are approaching the end of the window: the point where a conversion is necessary. It will help you decide whether now is the time to convert.

Transitioning an organization to Unicode Steve Saylor, Kent Spielmann (Unicode Transition Initiative), 2007-01-11
This article is intended to help executives and administrators to understand what Unicode is, and to plan for transitioning their organization to using it. Adapted from an article for SIL International Executives, it is relevant to organizations who work in linguistics, minority languages, or who otherwise have a legacy of using custom fonts for their work.

How to Write a Conversion Mapping for your Legacy Font Joan Wardell, 2005-09-16
This procedure explains how to convert a simple document typed in a legacy font to Unicode.

How to Identify Legacy and Other Fonts Joan Wardell, 2005-07-26
How to use the Microsoft Font Properties Extension utility to identify Symbol and Unicode fonts.

Unicode Names Kent Spielmann, 2005-08-10
Introduction to Unicode character naming conventions.

Unicode two and three Latin letter combinations Kent Spielmann, 2005-08-31
A complete list of Unicode Latin two and three letter combination characters (Unicode 4.1).

Verifying Unicode Data Conversion

The following documents outline how to use Paratext 6 to verify that Scripture text has been converted to Unicode accurately.

Verifying Unicode conversion in Paratext 6
Jim Brase, 2007-12-17
Download "VerifyingUniScrInPtx6.zip", ZIP archive, 225KB [3489 downloads]

All articles in this category

Perl Character Count Joan Wardell, 2005-10-24

How to Identify Legacy and Other Fonts Joan Wardell, 2005-07-26

Transitioning an organization to Unicode Steve Saylor, Kent Spielmann (Unicode Transition Initiative), 2007-01-11

Edit Your Mapping Joan Wardell, 2005-10-17

How to Write a Conversion Mapping for your Legacy Font Joan Wardell, 2005-09-16

How to Setup Your Computer to do a Conversion Mapping Joan Wardell, 2005-09-27

Test Your Mapping Joan Wardell, 2006-10-28

Simple Install for Unicode Macros Joan Wardell, 2005-07-26

How to Convert a Hex Number to a Decimal Number Joan Wardell, 2005-07-05

How to Identify an Encore Font Joan Wardell, 2005-09-28

How to Draft a TECkit Mapping Joan Wardell, 2005-10-05

Create Your Draft TECkit Mapping File Joan Wardell, 2005-09-29

Creating a Chart of Your Legacy Mapping Joan Wardell, 2005-09-27

Compile and Run Your Mapping Joan Wardell, 2005-10-21

What's in Your File? Joan Wardell, 2005-06-24

What's in Your Font? Joan Wardell, 2005-07-11

What's in Your Unicode File? Joan Wardell, 2005-10-24

Where's Your Character? Joan Wardell, 2005-10-07

What Number is Your Character? Joan Wardell, 2005-07-26

List of Routines in How to Write a Conversion Mapping Joan Wardell, 2005-12-19

Unicode Names Kent Spielmann, 2005-08-10

Page History

2007-05-14 LP: Added link to When to Convert to Unicode.


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