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Dear Prof Scott

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Unicode_characters

unicode-table.com/

unicode.org/charts/

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft_Excel

Can we store Unicode characters data in Excel ?. In that case can we store in Text , General etc cell fields for storing unicode characters ?.

Are there string functions in Excel application related to Unicode characters ?.

Thanks & Regards,

Prashant S Akerkar

Now all Unicode characters use to be usable back when Lotus was the spreadsheet I used,

but since then they have changed on various computers. For example, alt-251 is √, alt-253 ²,

alt-254 is still ■, alt-252 is ⁿ, alt with a number near 200 is a corner in a set of squares,

and others can still be used as well, such as alt-3, alt-4, alt-5, and alt-6 are the heart, diamond, club, and spade (the suits in a deck of playing cards). The character alt-19 is ‼,

which is for an important expression, and the alt-20 is ¶, which is commonly used in Word for a return.

Using A1 as 1 and each cell below it as the one above plus one, I then put =char(A1) in B1 and copied it on down. I got some character in almost every cell. Note that 65 is A (since that is 2^6 + 1) and 97 is a (since that is 2^6 + 2^5 + 1). In Excel, the alt-200's aren't the edge of box characters as in other languages.

Characters 1, 9, 10, and 28 - 32 don't show anything.

In most documents, alt-9 and alt-10 are a line feed and carriage return, but I don't remember which is which. I don't have any clue what 28, 29, 30, 31, and 32 are used for. Apparently the box characters has been replaced with characters from other languages.

I don't believe there are any applications of any of these characters.

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