Mappings - Add Character to Glyph Index Mapping

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By clicking on the Select button, in the Character to Glyph Index Mappings window, a new window will pop up. Here you can select a Unicode value.


Note: If you take a look at the first two blocks (Basic Latin and Latin-1 Supplement) you'll notice that glyph mappings between 0 and 31 and between 127 and 159 are not accessible in Windows.


The steps below map a glyph to a character, this way you can use the glyph in many sophisticated word processors and most DTP applications:


In the Glyph Overview window select the glyph you want to map to a specific character
Right click on it and select Properties
Go to the Mappings tab to open the Mappings page
Select a Windows platform (e.g. Microsoft Unicode BMP (UCS-2) or Microsoft Symbol)
Press the Select button
In the top pane select a block to which the glyph belongs but do not press the OK button at this stage.
Now in the bottom pane select a character that matches your glyph. You should only select a character that hasn't already got a glyph assigned.
For example select the "Latin Extended-B" block. (Select "Basic Latin" and select "LATIN SMALL LETTER A" when you want to assign glyph "a") and press the OK button.