Site Info

This site aims to offer a general view and tools about character
If you need to go further in this subject, you will find our selection of links to reference websites or to documents on this subject.

contains nearly 100 character tables (ASCII, ANSI, HTML

Unicode reference with a unique unicode charts of all existing plane
character search engine

ansi escape code with the VT100 reference guide

70 international keyboard layouts - interactive with the Unicode equivalent of each key

conversion charts and conversion calculator

every character chart can be displayed as a list of as a grid, and offers character zoom and info facilities


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JavaScript must be enabled in order to properly see this site.
JavaScript in used on this site :
  • for displaying additionnal information on interactive charmaps
  • for zooming over characters on interactive charmaps
  • for reducing the size of pages, allowing hence a much smaller download time


This site has been tested on major browsers. It doesn't performs well on old browser such as Netscape 4.x (In fact, the compatibility for those browsers has deliberatidly been ignored - If you still use such browser, the best advice I can give you is to upgrade...)
If you encounter a problem using this site with your browser, please contact us and describe brefly your problem (do not forget to mention the browser you're using and the page you were browsing)


This site supports the following languages:

  • English
  • French (translation by Jean-Jacques Guégan)
If you can provide us a translation for your language, you are more than welcome - just contact us and we will send you the text to be translated (not all the site has to be translated)


Pages are XHTML1.0 Strict and CSS2.0 validated by the W3C Validation Service.
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Accessibility has been taken into account
Level Double-A conformance icon,           W3C-WAI Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0



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