Unicode Full-Width Characters

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This page is a list full-width version of common English characters in Unicode.

A full-width char basically means that each character has the same width as a Chinese character, regardless of font choice. They are used mostly in {Chinese, Japanese, Korean} texts.

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In the above, there are no space between adjacent characters. Every character's width is the same to each other, regardless of font. Nor are they displayed using a monospaced font. (if you see different widths, that means the particular font used is designed incorrectly, or your browser is rendering it incorrectly.)

Here's the above paragraph using full-width chars:

In the above, there are no space between adjacent characters. Every character's width is the same to each other, regardless of font. Nor are they displayed using a monospaced font. (if you see different widths, that means the particular font used is designed incorrectly, or your browser is rendering it incorrectly.)

Asian Symbols Are All Full-Width

The list above is the complete list of full-width characters that are also parts of English punctuation. It's not a complete list of full-width characters.

In Asian languages, almost every symbol used is full-width. For example, the “IDEOGRAPHIC COMMA” 〔☛ Intro to Chinese Punctuation〕, and many types of Asian brackets 〔☛ Unicode: Brackets and Quotation Marks〕. Asian language's writing system tend to use lots more symbols, such as circled numbers , WAVE DASH (which is different from FULLWIDTH TILDE ), and many more.

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