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In Microsoft Word 2000, you can use a search control code to search for acharacter by its Unicode value. The syntax of the control code is asfollows:
where NNNNN is a decimal number corresponding to the Unicode charactervalue.
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For more information about the support options that are available and about how to contact Microsoft, visit the following Microsoft Web site:http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=fh;EN-US;CNTACTMSThe following Visual Basic for Applications macro will generate a list ofthe decimal equivalents for the Unicode character values. You can use theseUnicode decimal values with the ^uNNNNN switch.
Sub UnicodeGenerator() Dim I as Integer Documents.Add ' Set tab stops for clarity. Selection.ParagraphFormat.TabStops.ClearAll ActiveDocument.DefaultTabStop = InchesToPoints(0.5) Selection.ParagraphFormat.TabStops.Add Position:= _ InchesToPoints(1.5), Alignment:=wdAlignTabCenter, _ Leader:=wdTabLeaderDots ' Insert column headings. Selection.InsertAfter "Characters" & Chr(9) & "UniCode Values" Selection.InsertParagraphAfter ' Character values below 30 generate undesirable results ' when inserted into a document. For example, page breaks ' and column breaks. For i = 30 To 255 ' Insert the character, a tab and the Unicode equivalent. Selection.InsertAfter Chr(i) & Chr(9) & AscW(Chr(i)) Selection.InsertParagraphAfter Next End Sub
NOTE: To find a character using the Unicode value, click to select theMatch Case check box. Word will search for either uppercase or lowercasecharacters depending on the value used in the search. If you clear theMatch Case check box, Word will search all instances of uppercase andlowercase characters specified by the value.
For example, if the Match Case check box is cleared, ^u65 will find alluppercase "A" (Unicode value 65) and lowercase "a" (Unicode value 97)characters in a document.
For additional information about using Unicode in Microsoft Word 2000, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
160070 WD97: Symbol Dialog Different from Previous Versions
212400 WD2000: General Information About International and Multilingual Features