Access Alternate Font With Character Map

In general, every designer uses software design that can access alternate features automatically, such as Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator, Corel Draw, etc. What about other software that can’t access alternate features like Cricut Design, Microsoft Word, liber Office, or WPS, etc

In this case, you can use the character map application to access it, just googling to download and install it regularly is free. Before accessing it you must already know if the font that want to use is available with alternative characters in general every font explains the features.


  • Select the installed font that has alternate characters, for example, Magical Source font


  • Choose menu bar > View/Character set (windows) > by Unicode then search in column Unicode Block/Group by (windows) Private Use Are/Private Use Characters (windows)


  • Choose a character that you want, just copy and paste the code


It’s a simple and easy step to access more alternate characters with a character map, just copy and paste the character that you want, mix and match to make an awesome typography design. If you have any issues or problems, please contact us, and have a nice day.

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