<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-strict.dtd"> <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"> <head> <title>Fixedsys Excelsior 3.00 Truetype Multilingual Font Information</title> <meta name="description" content="Information about Fixedsys Excelsior, a pixel font updated to support many scripts and languages."> <style type="text/css"> body { margin: 20px auto 0px auto; padding: 0px; background-color: black; text-align: center; color: #5593d7; } div { text-align: justify; padding-left:16px; } p { color: #6fbbe6; font-family: "Fixedsys Excelsior 3.01", "Fixedsys Excelsior 3.00" !important; font-size: 16px; } a { color: #79b5e8; } a:hover { color: #92c7f0; } a:visited { color: #a173f1; } </style> </head> <body> <center> <h2>You must have <b style="color:red;">Fixedsys Excelsior 3.00+</b> installed for this page to be of any use. If you would like to see these examples before installing, view instead <a href="scripts.gif">this large image of what this page would look (something) like</a>.</h2> <h2>Also, browsers often have poor support for complex scripts, like Tamil, and Firefox may ignore the font-family declaration entirely and show this page in other typefaces. You can compare this page to the image to see what your browser supports.</h2> <div> <p> * (Most samples are randomly pulled from Wikipedias, some from Omniglot)<br /> * (You will need to have a recent version of Uniscribe to properly view some scripts)<br /> * (Languages chosen for examples are usually not the only ones that a given script is used for)<br /> <br /> <br /> LIVING SCRIPTS:<br /> <br /> ARABIC<br /> [ SPACING: Monospace, 11 pixels ]<br /> [ LIMITS: No vowel/mark support, therefore unsuitable for religious text ]<br /> [ NOTES: Yes, it s very widely spaced, for the sake of fixed-widthing ]<br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> Arabic : 'D*H2J9 'D,:1'AJ DD-ED 'D9FBH/J<br /> Urdu : F E6EHF D 'H~1 /'& ,'F( *D'4  .'F Ep 9FH'F D 1 *D'4<br /> Persian : /'F4/G EGF/3 E'F /'F4'G 5F9* 'E1 (1<br /> Pashto : *'3H HD' 4  ~G FH1H (H DJD 4H DJF HDHD 'H .~'1G J <br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> <br /> ARMENIAN<br /> [ SPACING: Monospace, 8 pixels ]<br /> [ NOTES: Ligatures are included but are of dubious value ]<br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> Armenian: Mo}e paaao~el 5x}aretk pauoaoav zakaaavk zawxvaoav cav Mkxv zabeaoavh<br /> All-Caps: M?M5Q @P1O1P1?N5< 5PHRM1B5D; @1E?1?1F J1OP;1PT1P1F; J1GOHF1?1F UP31F M;HF J1P25P1?1F8<br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> <br /> CYRILLIC<br /> [ SPACING: Monospace, 8 pixels -- some exceptions in the extended character repertoire ]<br /> [ NOTES: At the request of several Russian programmers, I have made sure all basic Cyrillic ]<br /> [ is monospace. Also, I have adopted some forms from the Cyrillic edition of Fixedsys ]<br /> [ which was available in localized versions of Windows 98. Some are ugly. ]<br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> Ukrainian : !;87>20 >1>;>=:0 A:;040TBLAO 7 1030B>H0@>2>3> ?;>A:>3> 5?VB5;VN, 70;>7 C =V9 =5<0T.<br /> !All-Caps : !  !",!/  "(  ! ".,  #  .<br /> Russian : 5==>= ?>7=0:><8;AO A EC4>6=8F59-020=30@48AB:>9 >:> => 2 1966 3>4C, :>340 70HQ;<br /> !All-Caps :  !/ ! %#&- !"    1966 #,  (<br /> Tajik : 0<0 A>818 0;C 284>=0=4, 1>O4 =8A10B 10 O:4830@ 10@>40@2>@ <C=>A010B =0<>O=4.<br /> !All-Caps :  ! # , / !"  /      #!" /.<br /> Serbian : ([5?0=C 0;>< ?>A;C68;8 AC 2;048F8 8 ?X5A=8:C 5B@C II 5B@>28[C 53>HC :0> ?>4;>30<br /> !All-Caps : ( #  !# !# &  !# " # II "  # (#  <br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> <br /> DEHONG DAI (Tai Le)<br /> [ SPACING: Proportional ]<br /> [ NOTES: This is one of the scripts which cannot be viewed in Character Map for no good reason. ]<br /> [ It could use a refresher ... I didn t make this one very well. ]<br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> Dehong Dai: [kXbs ^hbq Seb Sims _[q [cq Xcq ]cq Vdq TfRt Tlt, ScbRdbp Qh]r Qc[p XgPQcr<br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> <br /> ETHIOPIC (Ge ez)<br /> [ SPACING: Proportional ]<br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> Amharic :  ` @u p  (    u #%N} `e %M ` ! =N} 5H   b<br /> Tigrinya : ec u-r KK- e E-u-u du u-ua e -`e KK- -  b<br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> <br /> GEORGIAN: Mkhedruli<br /> [ SPACING: Monospace, 8 pixels ]<br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> Georgian:      .<br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> <br /> GEORGIAN: Khutsuri<br /> [ SPACING: Monospace, 8 pixels ]<br /> [ NOTES: These forms are only used decoratively and ecclesiastically today. ]<br /> [ The lowercase (Nuskha-khucuri) is very cool. Here s to a revival. ]<br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> Uppercase:      .<br /> Lowercase: -- - ---- ----- -- ---- --------- - ------- ------- ----- ----- -- ----------- -.<br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> <br /> GREEK<br /> [ SPACING: Monospace, 8 pixels ]<br /> [ NOTE: Includes polytonic Greek ]<br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> Greek:       ,       <br /> Polytonic: ', A p p q' a , s s  v   {.<br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> <br /> HEBREW<br /> [ SPACING: Monospace, 8 pixels ]<br /> [ LIMITS: No marks ]<br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> Hebrew :            <br /> Yiddish :           '       <br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> <br /> INTERNATIONAL PHONETIC ALPHABET<br /> [ SPACING: Monospace, 8 pixels ]<br /> [ LIMITS: Not all combining marks will work right ]<br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> English: wRt Ybat aYjK tY ridn)ts pQk Ynd hvjK Y lk Yt Y sprjK flaYz<br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> <br /> LATIN<br /> [ SPACING: Monospace, 8 pixels -- some exceptions for digraphs ]<br /> [ NOTE: Variations are found in the private use range ]<br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> English : Bilk recorded a series of albums in England that were also released successfully in<br /> !All-Caps : BILK RECORDED A SERIES OF ALBUMS IN ENGLAND THAT WERE ALSO RELEASED SUCCESSFULLY IN<br /> German : in dem Branles zahlenmig den Schwerpunkt bilden. Mitte des 17. Jahrhunderts wurden<br /> !All-Caps : IN DEM BRANLES ZAHLENMSSIG DEN SCHWERPUNKT BILDEN. MITTE DES 17. JAHRHUNDERTS<br /> Spanish : Seleccionado por Charlotte Hornets en la 3 posicin de la 1 ronda en el Draft de<br /> !All-Caps : SELECCIONADO POR CHARLOTTE HORNETS EN LA 3 POSICIN DE LA 1 RONDA EN EL DRAFT DE<br /> French : La ville de Vrnas est surtout clbre pour ses ghts, berges recouvertes de<br /> !All-Caps : LA VILLE DE VRNAS EST SURTOUT CLBRE POUR SES GHTS, BERGES RECOUVERTES DE<br /> Icelandic : Brennda svi var allt milli jvegar 54, 540 og 537, a undanskilinni einni<br /> !All-Caps : BRENNDA SVI VAR ALLT MILLI JVEGAR 54, 540 OG 537, A UNDANSKILINNI EINNI<br /> Polish : Nale|aB do PZPR. Od 1950 zwizany z resortem handlu zagranicznego, a w okresie<br /> !All-Caps : NALE{AA DO PZPR. OD 1950 ZWIZANY Z RESORTEM HANDLU ZAGRANICZNEGO, A W OKRESIE<br /> Igbo : A mu#ru# mmadu# nile n'ohere nakwa nha anya ugwu na ikike. E nyere ha uche na mmu#o# ime<br /> !All-Caps : A MU#RU# MMADU# NILE N'OHERE NAKWA NHA ANYA UGWU NA IKIKE. E NYERE HA UCHE NA MMU#O# IME<br /> Hungarian : Minden emberi lny szabadon szletik s egyenlQ mltsga s joga van. Az emberek<br /> !All-Caps : MINDEN EMBERI LNY SZABADON SZLETIK S EGYENLP MLTSGA S JOGA VAN. AZ EMBEREK<br /> Azeri : insanlar lYyaqYt vY hquqlar1na grY azad vY bYrabYr doulurlar. Onar1n _uralr1 vY<br /> !All-Caps : 0NSANLAR LYAQT V HQUQLARINA GR AZAD V BRABR DOULURLAR. ONARIN ^URALRI V<br /> Romanian : Ele sunt nzestrate cu raciune _i con_tiinc _i trebuie s se comporte unele fac de<br /> !All-Caps : ELE SUNT NZESTRATE CU RAbIUNE ^I CON^TIINb ^I TREBUIE S SE COMPORTE UNELE FAb DE<br /> Ga : f[[ gbTmT y[ agbojee mli, k[ hegb[ ko ni damT K[l[ koome nT. GbTm[i f[[ y[ jw[KmT k[<br /> !All-Caps : F GBM Y AGBOJEE MLI, K HEGB KO NI DAM JL KOOME N. GBMI F Y JWJM K<br /> Vietnamese : Thuc tr su l mt loi thuc tr dch hi c s dng chng li cn trng  tt<br /> !All-Caps : THUC TR SU L MT LOI THUC TR DCH HI C S DNG CHNG LI CN TRNG  TT<br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> L A T I N V A R I A T I O N S<br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> ::standard::<br /> The quick, brown fox jumps over the lazy dog. THE QUICK, BROWN FOX JUMPS OVER THE LAZY DOG.<br /> <br /> ::narrow::<br /> KYV bfZT\' Sc`h_ W`i [f^ad `gVc eYV ]Rkj U`X( K?< HL@:B' 9IFNE =FO ALDGJ FM(<br /> <br /> ::seriffed::<br /> ' ( wt xrz' q~} u~ y| ~t wt {p s~v(<br /> <br /> ::italic::<br />           <br /> The italic version covers many extensions: ! "# $% () 01 23 45 WX <br /> <br /> ::cursive:: ::reverse::<br /> WT `eXRZ Qb^g] U^h Ye\_c ^fTa dWT [Pji S^V. . <br /> <br /> ::small caps::<br /> 4(% 15)#+, "2/7. &/8 *5-03 /6%2 4(% ,!:9 $/'.<br /> (Small caps encoded in the fullwidth forms range)<br /> <br /> See also Dead Scripts: Fraktur.<br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> <br /> N KO<br /> [ SPACING: Monospace, 8 pixels ]<br /> [ LIMITS: None but uniscribe s... ]<br /> [ NOTE: Windows does not support N Ko shaping yet but it is ready for when it does ]<br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> Mandinka 1:         <br /> Mandinka 2:  | {  { { <br /> (1: correct unicode / 2: using presentation forms -- this is what 1 should look like)<br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> <br /> PAHAWH HMONG<br /> [ SPACING: Monospace, 11 pixels ]<br /> [ NOTES: Pahawh Hmong is not part of Unicode yet! Odd, because this is a living script that you ]<br /> [ would think has priority over disused phonetic extensions, Glagolitic, Shavian and ]<br /> [ Phags-Pa (all already encoded). A proposal exists but has been sitting dead for years. ]<br /> [ However, the proposal is well-thought and I used it as the model for my own Hmong in ]<br /> [ the private use range. It can be found starting at F830. Contrary to what the long ]<br /> [ wait suggests, Pahawh Hmong is not a complex script and requires only simple marks that ]<br /> [ don t stack. To make it even easier, it is naturally very close to fixed-width. ]<br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> Hmong: --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> <br /> TAMIL<br /> [ SPACING: Proportional ]<br /> [ LIMITS: None but uniscribe s... ]<br /> [ NOTES: My shining jewel! Glory of Fixedsys. But you need to have a recent version of Uniscribe ]<br /> [ installed to view Tamil text correctly. Recent Unicode addition SHA doesn t work even ]<br /> [ with new Uniscribe. It s not the end of the world though, that s not a normal letter. ]<br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> Tamil: , , <br /> , <br /> <br /> . . <br /> . <br /> <br /> . <br /> , . <br /> , ,<br /> , .<br /> (sorry, it s just so beautiful...)<br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> <br /> THAANA<br /> [ SPACING: Monospace, 8 pixels ]<br /> [ NOTES: Is it too unusual of an adaptation for easy legibility? Let me know. ]<br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> Dihevi: .                 <br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> <br /> THAI<br /> [ SPACING: Monospace, 10 pixels ]<br /> [ LIMITS: Stacking is  artificial but should be adequate ]<br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> Thai: @G#0B" L!2C+ 4'1"+!#03@7- H-%-5H 8H! 7I2!##! 24<br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> <br /> TIFINAGH<br /> [ SPACING: Monospace, 8 pixels ]<br /> [ LIMITS: Ugliness ]<br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> Tamazight: 0-3-N- S-7- O-S-c-3-;-O- O- S-Y-3-3-a-0-Y- 0-N-Y-Y-0-7-S-<- M-1-0-O-=- 0-N-;-V-T-0-1-I-<br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> <br /> <br /> ***<br /> <br /> DEAD/FICTIONAL SCRIPTS:<br /> <br /> FRAKTUR<br /> [ SPACING: Proportional ]<br /> [ NOTES: This one is pretty special. Starts at FC70. Includes ]<br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> German:  <br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> <br /> GOTHIC<br /> [ SPACING: Monospace, 8 pixels ]<br /> [ NOTES: Gothic is included in Unicode but in the SMP, which means all kinds of problems. So I ]<br /> [ placed it in the private use range, where people could actually get to it. ]<br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> Gothic: . <br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> <br /> OGHAM<br /> [ SPACING: Monospace, 12 pixels ]<br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> Irish: <br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> <br /> OLD HYLIAN<br /> [ SPACING: Monospace, 8 pixels ]<br /> [ NOTES: Placed at F800, in accordance with the conscript registry ]<br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> Japanese: %, $<br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> <br /> RUNIC<br /> [ SPACING: Monospace, 8 pixels ]<br /> [ NOTES: Graphically like Tifinagh, and all these sorts of angles fail to fixedsys well ]<br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> Norse: <br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> <br /> TENGWAR<br /> [ SPACING: Proportional ]<br /> [ LIMITS: Most marks will probably collide with base characters ]<br /> [ NOTES: Essentially useless except for making pretty nonsense, which is all anyone would really ]<br /> [ use it for anyway. In the following  real example, you can see what I mean. ]<br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> English: @ J@ %FD\ @E H )%F%F LE NF@ D DD%O LE D\P<br /> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br /> <br /><br /> </p> <a href="../information.htm">& Back to Fixedsys Information Main</a><br /><br /> </div> </center> </body> </html>