Thursday, April 4, 2013

Search for Unicode Values with UniView

FYI
Do you need to know the Unicode encoding value for a character in your database? You can see the character in OCLC Connexion or in your local system, but how can you find the character's encoding?

There is a great tool for that available free online:
UniView
http://rishida.net/rishida/scripts/uniview/

Uniview not only gives you the encoding, it also provides a direct link to the full record for the character in the Unihan database.
















UniView was created by Richard Ishida of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).
Rob Britt
CEAL Library Technology Committee Chair

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