Questions tagged [unicode]

Question about using Unicode character set, how to insert them, how to display them and general use of the UTF8 encoding.

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Matching any Unicode whitespace

I'd like to match in Vim any whitespace character, not only normal space (U+0020) and tab (U+0009) with \s, and the other ASCII ones like form feed (U+000C) with [[:space:]], but any Unicode ...
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Unreadable display of Tamil characters in Vim

gVim seems to have problems displaying text in Tamil (and possibly other Indic languages), even when the font supports it. For eg., here's some text in Emacs and the same text in gVim (both under ...
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Unicode in vimrc no longer displaying correctly

I'm using VIM 8.1.2234 with +multi_byte and +multi_lang In my vimrc file, I have set listchars=tab:▸\ ,trail:· (Notice the "▸" and the "·") When I cat or less my vimrc, the text ...
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Wrong width for certain characters

Using this: https://github.com/vim/vim-win32-installer/releases/download/v8.2.1505/gvim_8.2.1505_x64.zip All of these characters (and perhaps others): ℹ ⌨ ⏏ ⏭ ⏮ ⏯ ⏱ ⏲ ⏸ ⏹ ⏺ ☀ ☁ ☂ ☃ ☄ ☎ ☑ ☝ ☠ ☠️ ☢ ☣ ☦ ☪...
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Tell vim to treat character as full width

I am wondering if it is possible to tell vim to treat an individial code point in the unicode plain. I am aware of the ambiwidth option, but it does not help with my current task because the relevant ...
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Editing files containing Devanagari script

Editing files containing Devanagari script (or other Indian scripts) in vim doesn't work out of the box. I have not found a satisfactory solution for it yet and would like to hear if anybody else has.
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Getting the half of a glyph

while trying to add a unicode font, I am getting the half of the font, like in line 239 and 240 in the screenshot: I have, in my vimrc: set history=700 " How many line Vim ...
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Can vim handle unicode line and paragraph separators?

Line endings differ between platforms; LF on unix, CRLF on windows, CR on Mac OS Classic. Unicode introduced LS (Line separator, U+2028) and PS (Paragraph separator, U+2029), as unambiguous ...
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Unicode character does not show when entered using <C-q> with cp932

I am trying to get the unicode character '①' inserted in vim with the insert mode command but failed. <CTRL-Q>u2460 --> result:$` So I copied the unicode to vim and checked the hex value ...
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Is Vim's filename completion broken in Windows when using uppercase u umlaute (Ü)?

In a vim buffer, I want to insert the path to a file named blablabla\barbar-Überbar\bazbazbaz.txt which exists under the current working directory - and I am running gvim in a MS-Windows environment. ...
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Open file with Esperanto characters `Ĝ` and `ĝ` in gVim

I have an Autohotkey script to write Esperanto characters. It has the form AppsKey & G:: if GetKeyState("Shift", "P") send Ĝ else send ĝ return Notepad has no problem with ...