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Unicode character picker and font browser


gucharmap [OPTION...]

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lrwxrwxrwx root/root usr/bin/gnome-character-map -> gucharmap
-rwxr-xr-x root/root usr/bin/gucharmap
drwxr-xr-x root/root usr/include/


gucharmap allows you to browse through all the available Unicode characters and categories for the installed fonts, and to examine their detailed properties.



Font to start with, ex: ’Serif 27’


X display to use

gucharmap also accepts the standard GNOME and GTK options.

see also

gtk-options, gnome-options

The online documentation available through the program’s Help menu.


gucharmap was written by Noah Levitt <nlevitt[:at:]columbia[:dot:]edu> and others.

This manual page was written by Sven Arvidsson <sa[:at:]whiz[:dot:]se>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others).

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