This is the home page for xub-mode, a Emacs major mode for browsing Unicode characters.
To start the mode, type 【Alt+x xub-mode】.
When this mode is on, pressing the arrow keys will display info about the character under cursor. Pressing mouse left button on a character also works.
Press 【Ctrl++】 to zoom in. 【Ctrl+-】 to zoom out. Or, you can hold down Ctrl and scroll mouse wheel.
There's a menu named “XUB” at the top.
While in the mode, call
describe-mode 【F1 m】 to see inline documentation.
The mode includes about 20 files of Unicode symbols of different categories, used as a character palette. Some of the palette's characters can be seen in the following:
For best result, you'll need a font that support Unicode. See: Best Unicode Fonts for Programing.
Also, you should be using Emacs 23, because it has a entire new Unicode engine and font engine that supports operating system's fonts.
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