Input methods at the age of Unicode

Hans Aberg haberg-1 at
Thu Jul 16 08:26:19 CDT 2015

> On 16 Jul 2015, at 13:13, William_J_G Overington <wjgo_10009 at> wrote:

> I do not know if it is of interest, but some time ago I produced some pdf files that can each be used as a typecase so as to copy a character from the pdf, then paste into a Unicode-aware wordprocessor or desktop publishing program and then formatted to the desired font and font size.

On OS X there is a “Character Viewer”, which has a similar purpose. One has access to all of Unicode, and can click on characters to get them pasted into the text. One can use special categories and also make ones own table. But it is slow.

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