Character Set Support
The Alkalami font supports the characters known to be used by languages written with the Kano style of Arabic script, but may not have the characters needed for other languages.
The following character ranges constitute the list of characters supported by this font:
|Unicode block||Alkalami support|
|Arabic||✓ except for 0600..060B, 060D..061A, 0620, 063B..063F, 0657..0659, 065D..065F, 0671..0673, 0675..067A, 067C..067D, 067F..0682, 0684..0697, 0699..069E, 06A3, 06A5..06A6, 06AB..06AC, 06AE, 06B0..06B9, 06BB..06C5, 06C7, 06CA..06CB, 06CD..06CF, 06D4..06DC, 06DE..06E6, 06E8..06FF|
|Arabic Supplement||only includes 0755..0756, 075D, 0760, 0763, 0767|
|Arabic Extended-A||only includes 08A0..08A1, 08A8..08A9, 08BB..08BD|
|Arabic Presentation Forms-A||only includes FD3E..FD3F, FDF2 (plus other characters that are not recommended for use)|
|Arabic Presentation Forms-B||includes some characters that are not recommended for use|
|Codepage 1252 (Western)¹||✓|
A selection of characters from the General Punctuation block, such as various-sized spaces, are also supported; a utility such as SIL ViewGlyph can be used to examine the exact repertoire of this font.
¹Inclusion of basic Latin repertoire is provided as a convenience, e.g., for use in menus or for displaying markup in text files; these fonts are not intended for extensive Latin script use.