Re: Non-breaking hyphens and web browsers

From: Mark E. Davis (
Date: Mon Nov 08 1999 - 11:29:58 EST

I was referring to the Unicode Standard.
To support Unicode in HTML, set the charset to UTF-8 (there are other messages on this
DL talking about that).
The fonts for Unicode are different on different platforms, and vary in the number of
characters they support. On Windows, Arial Unicode MS is good.


Ben Yenko-Martinka wrote:

> Thank you Mark. There is no book accompanying Homesite, if that is what you are
> referring to.
> It is merely an HTML tables of codes, and, I'm told, is incorrect.
> Is there a way to support Unicodes in HTML output, and how does one determine fonts
> that will support them?
> How are META tags used in this regard?
> Thanks,
> Ben
> "Mark E. Davis" wrote:
> > You can search for Hyphens in the Unicode Character Database.
> >
> > I'm surprised you were not able to find this out from the book; was the
> > information not clear enough?
> >
> > Mark

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