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 Post subject: How to I Type Unicode Symbols onto a Facebook Wall?
PostPosted: Fri Apr 11, 2014 10:15 am 
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I know how to type symbols (☯ ☪☭ 卍☩☮ ☎ ۞ ☆ 卐 ♥ 囎 അ ñ) in microsoft word using alt. code, which is not really a code, but a character set, but when i try to type them in a message or wall on facebook, they come out as numbers only. some symbols, like ñ, come out right when I hold the alt key and type 0241, but other symbols, like 卐 and ☯ don't come out, they just look like numbers.

In microsoft word, 卐 is alt213228 in alt code. I also know that it's unicode is U+534O and it's html is &#21328 but i cannot get it to appear on the wall.

Ii do not want to cut and paste the symbols, instead I want to understand how to use unicode and html and UTF-8.

What is the difference between these codes, and when should they be used? Any help is welcome.


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 Post subject: Re: How to I Type Unicode Symbols onto a Facebook Wall?
PostPosted: Fri Apr 11, 2014 11:03 am 
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The key is that in one case you are using Word and in the other case your browser. The latter does not support the input of characters in that way, so you can only use cut&paste.


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