Find the Unicode character you want by drawing it

Shapecatcher has just one job: find the unicode character that most closely matches the drawing you give it. It did pretty good finding the Ted Cruz symbol (and many similar ones, though the weirder you get the less likely your system will have a font that includes it)

Notable Replies

  1. renke says:

    All I get is

    :poop:


    eta: dafuq? Discourse replaces Unicode chars with an emoji? I'm not a huge fan of the automagic replacement stuff.

  2. I ▢ Unicode

  3. Useful.
    And having the mentality of a 10-year-old with a proper dictionary for the first time, my attempts at crudely drawn obscenties produced:

    which is a bishop symbol.

    Heheheheheee.

Continue the discussion bbs.boingboing.net

27 more replies

Participants