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Test of HN to See If This Displays Unicode 1F801 (UpArrow)

This is supposed to be "Upwards Arrow with small triangle arrowhead: 🠁 It enters ok, lets see if it HN allows this Unicode character.

2 pointswatergatorman posted 11 days ago9 Comments
bradknowles said 11 days ago:

On iOS, it’s a square with a question mark inside.

a3n said 11 days ago:

Android, Firefox: Nope. It's a grey rectangle, long side horizontal.

watergatorman said 11 days ago:

Yes, it displays correctly in HN. Now I can submit some content that best uses UpArrow for synthesized attribute in AG. Thank you HN for supporting Unicode!

NonEUCitizen said 11 days ago:

You need to test on more browsers... try https://www.browserstack.com/

PaulHoule said 11 days ago:

It looks messed up to me on my android tablet.

greenyoda said 11 days ago:

It also doesn't work on my Windows 7 machine.

Firefox displays a little rectangle with "01F801" in it, and Chrome displays just an empty little rectangle. So it looks like the character doesn't appear in all Unicode fonts. (My browsers display other Unicode characters in HN comments OK, such as Chinese text.)

mindcrime said 11 days ago:

Chrome on Linux here, it looks fine.

mindcrime said 11 days ago:

Firefox on Linux now, looks fine here also.

rurban said 11 days ago:

Not on Android 9 Chrome 75