Unicode Character Finder
See the application's built-in help for usage instructions.
In order to serve a copy of this software from your own web server (or local
disk), after cloning the git repository you will need to run the
make-data-file script, which downloads the XML Unicode Character Database
files from Unicode.org and produces a much smaller summary data file.
Before running the make-data-file script, you'll need to install a few dependencies. On Debian/Ubuntu, you can install these packages:
sudo apt-get install libwww-perl libarchive-zip-perl libxml-sax-expat-perl
If you're installing direct from CPAN, these are the modules you'll need:
The first time you run the script, you'll need to provide the
This will download the latest data files from Unicode.org. If you're modifying
the script and re-running it, you don't need to provide
--download each time.
For more information about the script and the format of the file it produces,
If you have trouble installing dependencies or running the script, you can always just grab the data file from the web site
Copyright and Licence
Copyright (C) 2010-2015 Grant McLean
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU Affero General Public License.