Unicode hexadecimal characters
peter at engcorp.com
Wed Jun 19 22:03:14 EDT 2002
> "Peter Hansen" <peter at engcorp.com> wrote in message
> news:3D112C60.9C3D2F9F at engcorp.com...
> > Thinkit wrote:
> > >
> > > It's a bit OT but does Unicode support the digits ten through fifteen
> > > (for hexadecimal)?
> > Do you mean "does Unicode have unique glyphs representing the
> > hexadecimal digits ten through fifteen other than the standard
> > A, B, C... ?"
> Yes, that's what I mean. I looked at the spec and saw a lot of different
> numerals, including 1-20 for circled numbers. Will have to examine it
Ah, those are just for typographical use, as in for glossy brochures
and such. Not intended to be used to represent digits in any
mathematical or computer sense I believe. It's unlikely there is any
aspect of Unicode which covers "pretty" representations of hexadecimal
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