Shorthand Format Controls

Shorthand Format Controls
RangeU+1BCA0..U+1BCAF
(16 code points)
PlaneSMP
ScriptsCommon
Major alphabetsShorthands
Assigned4 code points
Unused12 reserved code points
Unicode version history
7.04 (+4)
Note: [1][2]

Shorthand Format Controls is a Unicode block containing four formatting characters for representing shorthands in Unicode.[3]

Block[edit]

Shorthand Format Controls[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+1BCAx  𛲠   𛲡   𛲢   𛲣 
Notes
1.^ As of Unicode version 12.0
2.^ Grey areas indicate non-assigned code points

Being invisible controls, they have no visible glyph but can have a representation.

  • U+1BCA0 𛲠 SHORTHAND FORMAT LETTER OVERLAP (HTML 𛲠)
  • U+1BCA1 𛲡 SHORTHAND FORMAT CONTINUING OVERLAP (HTML 𛲡)
  • U+1BCA2 𛲢 SHORTHAND FORMAT DOWN STEP (HTML 𛲢)
Romanian affix -tsion-
Sloan contracted ending oo/o + ZWSP
  • U+1BCA3 𛲣 SHORTHAND FORMAT UP STEP (HTML 𛲣)
Sloan contracted ending uh/au/aui + ZWSP

History[edit]

The following Unicode-related documents record the purpose and process of defining specific characters in the Shorthand Format Controls block:

Version Final code points[a] Count L2 ID WG2 ID Document
7.0 U+1BCA0..1BCA3 4 L2/09-184 Anderson, Van (2009-05-03), Proposal to include Chinook Pipa script in UCS
L2/09-184.1 Anderson, Van (2009-05-03), Proposal to include Chinook Pipa script in UCS [zip format of the HTML version]
L2/09-283 Anderson, Van (2009-07-24), Proposal to include Chinook Pipa script in UCS
L2/09-364 Anderson, Van (2009-10-06), Proposal to Include Duployan Shorthands and Chinook Script in UCS
L2/09-364.1 Anderson, Van (2009-10-06), Proposal to Include Duployan Shorthands and Chinook Script in UCS [zip format of the HTML version]
L2/09-364.2 Anderson, Van (2009-10-26), Proposal to Include Duployan Shorthands and Chinook Script in UCS [fonts and data]
L2/10-027 Anderson, Van (2010-01-25), Duployan Charts
L2/10-028 Anderson, Van (2010-01-25), Duployan Documentation
L2/10-026 Anderson, Van (2010-01-31), Proposal to include Duployan Shorthands and Chinook script in UCS
L2/10-159 Anderson, Van (2010-05-03), Proposal to include Duployan Shorthands and Chinook script in UCS
L2/10-201 Anderson, Van (2010-05-12), Guide to Duployan Shorthands and Stenographies
L2/10-202 Anderson, Van (2010-05-12), Duployan Texts
L2/10-272R2 N3895 Anderson, Van (2010-08-12), Proposal to include Duployan Shorthands and Chinook script and Shorthand Format Controls in UCS
L2/10-221 Moore, Lisa (2010-08-23), "C.21", UTC #124 / L2 #221 Minutes
L2/10-347 N3908 Everson, Michael (2010-09-21), On ordering and the proposed Duployan script for shorthands and Chinook
L2/10-352 N3922 Anderson, Van (2010-09-21), Response to Irish NB comments N3908
L2/10-364 N3931 Everson, Michael (2010-10-03), Further discussion on ordering and the proposed Duployan script
L2/10-383 N3940 Anderson, Van (2010-10-05), Quick response to Irish NB comments N3931
L2/11-215 N4088 Anderson, Van; Everson, Michael (2011-05-30), Resolving chart and collation order for the Duployan script
L2/11-303 Anderson, Van (2011-07-19), roposal to include Duployan Shorthands and Chinook script and Shorthand Format Controls in UCS, as approved by WG2
N4103 "11.1.5 Duployan Shorthands and Chinook script and Shorthand Format Controls in UCS", Unconfirmed minutes of WG 2 meeting 58, 2012-01-03
L2/14-134 Davis, Mark (2014-05-05), Fix to Script=Inherited values
L2/14-100 Moore, Lisa (2014-05-13), "B.14.3", UTC #139 Minutes
  1. ^ Proposed code points and characters names may differ from final code points and names

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Unicode character database". The Unicode Standard. Retrieved 2016-07-09.
  2. ^ "Enumerated Versions of The Unicode Standard". The Unicode Standard. Retrieved 2016-07-09.
  3. ^ Anderson, Van. "Proposal to include Duployan Shorthands and Chinook script and Shorthand Format Controls in UCS" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-07-10.