Computers & Writing Systems
Where's Your Character?
The complete list of routines in How to Write a Conversion Mapping for your Legacy Font is here.
Looking for Your Character
Use the following resources for finding your character in the Unicode standard.
This is part of the procedure How to Write a Conversion Mapping for your Legacy Font.
Local SIL Resources
Unicode Website Resources
Dare the official website at
Resources for SIL Private Use Area Characters
Check SIL Corporate PUA Assignments for the latest chart of official SIL private use area (PUA) characters. These characters have been identified as being in use in SIL projects, but not in the Unicode Standard. Some are in the process of being proposed. Many have already been approved.
Write to the SIL PUA committee for up-to-date information about the status of your PUA characters in the pipeline: . It is usually preferable to choose a Unicode character rather than a PUA character, if possible.
Resources for Official Unicode Character Names
If you already know the hexadecimal number of your Unicode character, and want to find the official name, try the following resources.
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