Character Map

With Character Map, you can select a large range of non-standard and international characters to put in your documents.

Menu: Accessories > Character Map

Key Features

  • Choose from many different international categories
  • Includes support for the phonetic alphabet




  • Part of the default Ubuntu installation

Hints and Tips

  • View >By Unicode Block can make it a lot easier to find mathematical symbols.

  • Search find dialog is also quite useful if you want to copy a particular symbol as well and searches over the names.

Other applications you may wish to look at

  • Character Palette applet

  • ComposeKey direct entry by typing multiple keystrokes

Further Reading


CharacterMap (last edited 2015-06-01 21:56:21 by walterorlin)