Questions on the interaction of Mathematica and Unicode characters/glyphs.

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How to “Copy as Unicode” from a Notebook?

I spent some time manually editing a post replacing Mathematica ASCII \[Alpha] with Unicode α. I did this by laboriously ...
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Unicode-aware string functions?

I've recently discovered that ToUpperCase is quite unreliable on non-ASCII input: ...
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How to work with characters from CJK Unified Ideographs Extension B correctly?

Background: Recently I'm trying to deal with some Chinese characters which belongs to the CJK Unified Ideographs Extension B block. The motive comes from some further interest following a former ...
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Copying Greek text from notebooks as unicode [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to “Copy as Unicode” from a Notebook? How can I copy Greek text from notebooks as proper Unicode that can be pasted into other applications? If I type ...
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Exporting plots with Cyrillic text elements to pdf

I'm trying to export a plot with some added notes which happen to be in Russian. Using Mathematica 8.04 and WinXP I evaluate ...
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Sort Unicode characters

Sorting ASCII phrases works fine: Sort[{"albatrob", "abo", "dict", "star", "mangel", "m"}] (*{"abo", "albatrob", "dict", "m", "mangel", "star"}*) But unless I'm ...
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When is Unicode code point same as Mathematica CharacterCode?

For what characters c does CharacterCode[c] not return the same value as c's Unicode code point? How does one convert c to its Unicode code point with Mathematica ...
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How do I save a Unicode string?

I am having a problem saving a long complicated string with Unicode characters in it. I have boiled the problem down, I think, to this minimal example: ...
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SQLSelect from Microsoft Access database tables with international character set

I am trying to import data from the Northwind (accdb) database and I have both the English and Greek versions. The problems I have are the following: 1) When I am trying to import data from ...