From: Frank Yung-Fong Tang (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Nov 19 2003 - 18:54:28 EST
why don't you find a font which already support it ?
you can find some info here -
It is not that easy for you from "don't know beans about fonts" to
"creat a test font that contains ... \u20050". If you are lucky, it will
take you several month if not year. There are commercial base font tool.
But I am not sure they support 32 bits cmap or not (probably not). You
can start from http://www.microsoft.com/typography/users.htm , but I
think it will take you a while .... you need the 32 bits cmap support in
OpenType to add u20050 . I don't know which commercial tool current
Ostermueller, Erik wrote:
> Hello all,
> I'd like to create a test font that contains a
> a standard US Latin alphabet and the following characters:
> We need this for testing a software app that supports GB18030.
if you want to get GB18030 test data, one thing you can do is to visit
my GB18030 test page at
That is what I design to test Mozilla's GB18030 support. The page number
and the layout match exactly what the paper copy of GB18030 so you can
do a screen to paper copy comparision. I do add addition pages in the
web (from page 284 and later which is not in the hardcopy of GB18030).
If you visit
and your machine have surrogate support install correctly and surrogate
font install correctly then you should see surrogate characters show up
match the gif. IF you click the [Text] in the left upper corner, it will
open a new window and put those GB18030 text in plain text format.
> My main problem is that I don't know beans about fonts.
> Could someone recommend a good tutorial or 'font creator' application
> that addresses surrogate pairs?
> Erik Ostermueller
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