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Alphabetic Presentation Forms

Alphabetic Presentation Forms is a Unicode block containing standard ligatures for the Latin, Armenian, and Hebrew scripts.

Alphabetic Presentation Forms
RangeU+FB00..U+FB4F
(80 code points)
PlaneBMP
ScriptsArmenian (5 char.)
Hebrew (46 char.)
Latin (7 char.)
Assigned58 code points
Unused22 reserved code points
Unicode version history
1.0.11 (+1)
1.157 (+56)
3.058 (+1)
Note: One character was moved from the Hebrew block to the Alphabetic Presentation Forms block in version 1.0.1 during the process of unifying with ISO 10646.[1][2][3]

BlockEdit

Alphabetic Presentation Forms[1][2]
Official Unicode Consortium code chart (PDF)
  0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 A B C D E F
U+FB0x
U+FB1x ﬞ 
U+FB2x
U+FB3x
U+FB4x
Notes
1.^ As of Unicode version 12.0
2.^ Grey areas indicate non-assigned code points

HistoryEdit

The following Unicode-related documents record the purpose and process of defining specific characters in the Alphabetic Presentation Forms block:

Version Final code points[a] Count UTC ID L2 ID WG2 ID Document
1.0.1 U+FB1E 1 (to be determined)
1.1 U+FB00..FB06, FB13..FB17, FB1F..FB36, FB38..FB3C, FB3E, FB40..FB41, FB43..FB44, FB46..FB4F 56 (to be determined)
3.0 U+FB1D 1 X3L2/95-124 N1364 David, Mark (1995-09-29), Proposal for Inclusion of One Additional Character, HEBREW LETTER YOD WITH HIRIQ, in the Unicode/ISO 10646 Standard
UTC/1995-054 "Additional Yiddish Letter", Unicode Technical Committee Meeting #66, Draft Minutes, 1995-09-29
N1353 Umamaheswaran, V. S.; Ksar, Mike (1996-06-25), "8.13", Draft minutes of WG2 Copenhagen Meeting # 30
L2/98-004R N1681 Text of ISO 10646 - AMD 18 for PDAM registration and FPDAM ballot, 1997-12-22
L2/98-318 N1894 Revised text of 10646-1/FPDAM 18, AMENDMENT 18: Symbols and Others, 1998-10-22
L2/01-004 Duerst, Martin (2000-12-20), The impact of normalization (proposal to add U+FB1D to the Composition Exclusion list)
L2/01-008 Constable, Peter (2000-12-22), Argument to add U+FB1D to the Composition Exclusion list
L2/01-038 Rosenne, Jonathan (2001-01-18), Add U+FB1D to the Composition Exclusion List
L2/01-012R Moore, Lisa (2001-05-21), "Normalization - YOD WITH HIRIQ", Minutes UTC #86 in Mountain View, Jan 2001
  1. ^ Proposed code points and characters names may differ from final code points and names

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Unicode 1.0.1 Addendum" (PDF). The Unicode Standard. 1992-11-03. Retrieved 2016-07-09.
  2. ^ "Unicode character database". The Unicode Standard. Retrieved 2016-07-09.
  3. ^ "Enumerated Versions of The Unicode Standard". The Unicode Standard. Retrieved 2016-07-09.