Perhaps what is meant by the original request would be satisfied by
These are essentially characters that have no visible glyphs and no
advance width, but may have a different effect on the rendering of the
text in which they are found (depending on context).
Γνῶθι σαυτόν — Θαλῆς
[For transliteration, see http://oss.software.ibm.com/cgi-bin/icu/tr]
----- Original Message -----
From: "Doug Ewell" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cc: "Zsigri Gyula" <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, April 22, 2002 08:35
Subject: Re: How many printable characters in 3.2.0?
> Zsigri Gyula <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > How many printable characters are there in Unicode 3.2.0? I tried
> > desperately to find the answer at the Unicode web site but could
> > not.
> There are 95,156 total assigned characters.
> To find the number of "printable" characters, you must first
> what you mean by "printable" and then subtract that number. This is
> where it might get tricky. Control characters, formatting
> and such are obviously not "printable," but what about things like
> spaces? (Unicode 3.1 had about 20 of them.)
> You might try subtracting those characters in
> http://www.unicode.org/Public/UNIDATA/UnicodeData.txt that have
> properties, such as "Cc". Again, though, which properties are to be
> excluded is up to you.
> -Doug Ewell
> Fullerton, California
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