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Combining character adder

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This browser-based utility adds combining characters to your Unicode text. All characters that you paste or enter in the input text area automatically get combining characters added to them on the right side. It supports all Unicode symbols and it works with emoji characters. You can adjust combining marks for the top, middle, and bottom parts of the input data, as well as set the number of repetitions for each of them. You can also skip whitespaces and create Zalgo text by using two randomization options. Created by encoding gurus from team Browserling.
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Combining Characters
Add this combining mark above Unicode symbols.
Add this combining overlay mark to the middle of Unicode symbols.
Add this combining mark below Unicode symbols.
Character Count
Add this number of combining characters above symbols.
Add this number of combining overlay characters to symbols.
Add this number of combining characters below symbols.
Whitespace and Compatibility
Don't add combining characters to spaces, tabs, and newlines.
Use only combining characters that work on most computers.
Combining character adder tool What is a combining character adder?
This utility adds combining characters to your Unicode data. Combining characters are small glyphs and marks that are added above, below, or on the main symbol. These marks can't be used as independent characters and they are intended only for modifying the main (base) character. Diacritical marks change the sound meaning of the letters to which they are added. For example, the word "naïve" uses the "◌̈" diaeresis mark, the word "saké" uses the "◌́" acute accent mark, and the word "breathèd" use the "◌̀" grave accent mark. To add marks to the input data, it's first split into individual graphemes, then the marks are added to each grapheme, and then the new graphemes are combined back into a Unicode string. The main block of combining characters is located in the Unicode range of code points from U+0300 to U+036F. A slightly less often used characters range in the supplement blocks from U+1DC0 to U+1DCF and from U+20D0 to U+20F0. Combining characters can appear above the primary symbol, in the middle of the symbol, or below the symbol. They can also be slightly shifted to the left or right, and appear between two letters. In addition, combining characters can be added to the same primary letter several times. In this case, they will be stacked one above the other vertically or appended horizontally to the right side. In this tool, we have categorized all combining symbols into three categories – those that get added on top, in the middle, and at the bottom. You can select which combining symbols to use and specify the number of repetitions for each of them. We have also added two randomization options – partial randomization and total randomization. The first one randomly selects one mark for each input letter and repeats the mark as many times as necessary. The second one randomly selects a new mark with each repetition. These randomization options let you easily create the chaotic Zalgo text. You can also choose whether to add combining characters to spaces, tabs, and newlines with a simple checkbox option. Finally, to create more advanced combinations, you can fill the counter field with the format "rand(m, n)". This format will randomly choose from m to n combining marks for each character. For example, "rand(2, 5)" will add at least 2 marks and at most 5.
Combining character adder examples Click to use
All Combining Characters
In this example, we generate all types of combining characters and add them to the first three letters of the English alphabet. There are 84 types of marks that go above the letters, 15 types that go in the middle, and 51 types that go below. We also activate the option "Skip Whitespaces" so that combining characters aren't added to spaces that separate the letters.
a b c
à̴̖ b̴̖̀ c̴̖̀ á̵̗ b̵̗́ ć̵̗ â̶̘ b̶̘̂ ĉ̶̘ ã̷̙ b̷̙̃ c̷̙̃ ā̸̜ b̸̜̄ c̸̜̄ a⃒̝̅ b⃒̝̅ c⃒̝̅ ă⃓̞ b⃓̞̆ c⃓̞̆ ȧ⃘̟ ḃ⃘̟ ċ⃘̟ ä⃙̠ b⃙̠̈ c⃙̠̈ ả⃚̡ b⃚̡̉ c⃚̡̉ å⃝̢ b̊⃝̢ c̊⃝̢ a̋⃞̣ b̋⃞̣ c̋⃞̣ ǎ⃟̤ b̌⃟̤ č⃟̤ ḁ⃥̍ b⃥̥̍ c⃥̥̍ a⃦̦̎ b⃦̦̎ c⃦̦̎ ȁ̧ b̧̏ ç̏ ą̐ b̨̐ c̨̐ ȃ̩ b̩̑ c̩̑ a̪̒ b̪̒ c̪̒ a̫̓ b̫̓ c̫̓ a̬̔ b̬̔ c̬̔ a̭̕ b̭̕ c̭̕ a̮̚ b̮̚ c̮̚ a̛̯ b̛̯ c̛̯ a̰̽ b̰̽ c̰̽ a̱̾ ḇ̾ c̱̾ a̲̿ b̲̿ c̲̿ à̳ b̳̀ c̳̀ á̹ b̹́ ć̹ a̺͂ b̺͂ c̺͂ a̻̓ b̻̓ c̻̓ ä̼́ b̼̈́ c̼̈́ a͆ͅ b͆ͅ c͆ͅ a͇͊ b͇͊ c͇͊ a͈͋ b͈͋ c͈͋ a͉͌ b͉͌ c͉͌ a͍͐ b͍͐ c͍͐ a͎͑ b͎͑ c͎͑ a͓͒ b͓͒ c͓͒ a͔͗ b͔͗ c͔͗ a͕͘ b͕͘ c͕͘ a͖͛ b͖͛ c͖͛ a͙͝ b͙͝ c͙͝ a͚͞ b͚͞ c͚͞ a͜͠ b͜͠ c͜͠ a͟͡ b͟͡ c͟͡ aͣ͢ bͣ͢ cͣ͢ a᷂ͤ b᷂ͤ c᷂ͤ a᷊ͥ b᷊ͥ c᷊ͥ a᷿ͦ b᷿ͦ c᷿ͦ a⃨ͧ b⃨ͧ c⃨ͧ aͨ bͨ cͨ aͩ bͩ cͩ aͪ bͪ cͪ aͫ bͫ cͫ aͬ bͬ cͬ aͭ bͭ cͭ aͮ bͮ cͮ aͯ bͯ cͯ a᷀ b᷀ c᷀ a᷁ b᷁ c᷁ a᷃ b᷃ c᷃ a᷄ b᷄ c᷄ a᷅ b᷅ c᷅ a᷆ b᷆ c᷆ a᷇ b᷇ c᷇ a᷈ b᷈ c᷈ a᷉ b᷉ c᷉ a᷾ b᷾ c᷾ a⃐ b⃐ c⃐ a⃑ b⃑ c⃑ a⃔ b⃔ c⃔ a⃕ b⃕ c⃕ a⃖ b⃖ c⃖ a⃗ b⃗ c⃗ a⃛ b⃛ c⃛ a⃜ b⃜ c⃜ a⃡ b⃡ c⃡ a⃩ b⃩ c⃩ a⃰ b⃰ c⃰ a︠ b︠ c︠ a︡ b︡ c︡ a︢ b︢ c︢ a︣ b︣ c︣
Required options
These options will be used automatically if you select this example.
Add this combining mark above Unicode symbols.
Add this combining overlay mark to the middle of Unicode symbols.
Add this combining mark below Unicode symbols.
Add this number of combining characters above symbols.
Add this number of combining overlay characters to symbols.
Add this number of combining characters below symbols.
Don't add combining characters to spaces, tabs, and newlines.
Latin Aphorism
This example uses a famous Latin aphorism "carpe diem" that's written in sans-serif italic Unicode letters. This aphorism translates to "seize the day" in English. It adds a combining zigzag symbol above each letter and a ring symbol below each letter. It does not put anything in the middle part of the text and ignores all whitespace characters.
𝘤𝘢𝘳𝘱𝘦 𝘥𝘪𝘦𝘮
𝘤̥͛𝘢̥͛𝘳̥͛𝘱̥͛𝘦̥͛ 𝘥̥͛𝘪̥͛𝘦̥͛𝘮̥͛
Required options
These options will be used automatically if you select this example.
Add this combining mark above Unicode symbols.
Add this combining overlay mark to the middle of Unicode symbols.
Add this combining mark below Unicode symbols.
Add this number of combining characters above symbols.
Add this number of combining overlay characters to symbols.
Add this number of combining characters below symbols.
Don't add combining characters to spaces, tabs, and newlines.
Totally Random Marks
In this example, we add eight random combining characters above the letters and nine random combining characters below the letters. We use the "Total Random Characters" option to do it. This option makes sure that each combining character that is added above and below the letters is selected randomly each time it's added. If we had selected the "Partial Random Characters" option, then the random mark type would be selected just once for each letter. We also activate the "Compatibility Mode" option so that the selected random marks were displayed correctly on most computers. As a result, we get a cursed Zalgo string of the word "love".
love
l̢̛̦̜̲̝͙̻̼̫̔ͭͯ͊̀̈́̅ò͍͈̭͔͇͔̼͔̻̋͂͆̑ͦ̅͝v̧̠̙̲̻̙͔᷊̙ͦͭ͊͌̈̍̀̔e̗̦͕͖̦̹̯̞̺ͣ̊̐̐̈̐̀͂
Required options
These options will be used automatically if you select this example.
Add this combining mark above Unicode symbols.
Add this combining overlay mark to the middle of Unicode symbols.
Add this combining mark below Unicode symbols.
Add this number of combining characters above symbols.
Add this number of combining overlay characters to symbols.
Add this number of combining characters below symbols.
Don't add combining characters to spaces, tabs, and newlines.
Use only combining characters that work on most computers.
Strikethrough Combining Mark
This example adds the strikethrough effect to Unicode text. To do this, it selects the "Long Stroke" combining symbol for the middle part of the letters, and for other parts, the "Don't Use" mode is selected. Thus, the input quote gets horizontally crossed-out.
𝚂𝚝𝚊𝚛𝚜 𝚌𝚊𝚗’𝚝 𝚜𝚑𝚒𝚗𝚎 𝚠𝚒𝚝𝚑𝚘𝚞𝚝 𝚍𝚊𝚛𝚔𝚗𝚎𝚜𝚜
𝚂̶𝚝̶𝚊̶𝚛̶𝚜̶ 𝚌̶𝚊̶𝚗̶’̶𝚝̶ 𝚜̶𝚑̶𝚒̶𝚗̶𝚎̶ 𝚠̶𝚒̶𝚝̶𝚑̶𝚘̶𝚞̶𝚝̶ 𝚍̶𝚊̶𝚛̶𝚔̶𝚗̶𝚎̶𝚜̶𝚜̶
Required options
These options will be used automatically if you select this example.
Add this combining mark above Unicode symbols.
Add this combining overlay mark to the middle of Unicode symbols.
Add this combining mark below Unicode symbols.
Add this number of combining characters above symbols.
Add this number of combining overlay characters to symbols.
Add this number of combining characters below symbols.
Don't add combining characters to spaces, tabs, and newlines.
Random Number of Symbols
In this example, we add a random number of combining characters to each letter. This is done by setting the counter option to the format "rand(m, n)". For the top combining character the counter is set to "rand(2, 4)", which means that above each letter 2 to 4 right-arrowhead characters will appear. For the bottom combining character, the counter is set to "rand(3, 6)", which means that below each letter 3 to 6 asterisk symbols will be added. For the middle combining character, a single tilde character is added and no randomization happens.
Perfectly fabulous
P̴͙͙͙͐͐͐e̴͙͙͙͙͙͙͐͐r̴͙͙͙͙͙͐͐͐f̴͙͙͙͙͐͐e̴͙͙͙͐͐͐͐c̴͙͙͙͐͐͐t̴͙͙͙͐͐͐͐l̴͙͙͙͙͐͐͐y̴͙͙͙͐͐͐͐ f̴͙͙͙͙͐͐͐͐a̴͙͙͙͙͐͐͐͐b̴͙͙͙͙͙͙͐͐u̴͙͙͙͙͙͙͐͐l̴͙͙͙͙͙͙͐͐o̴͙͙͙͐͐u̴͙͙͙͙͙͙͐͐͐s̴͙͙͙͙͙͐͐͐
Required options
These options will be used automatically if you select this example.
Add this combining mark above Unicode symbols.
Add this combining overlay mark to the middle of Unicode symbols.
Add this combining mark below Unicode symbols.
Add this number of combining characters above symbols.
Add this number of combining overlay characters to symbols.
Add this number of combining characters below symbols.
Don't add combining characters to spaces, tabs, and newlines.
Partially Random Marks
In this example, we let Zalgo and Cthulhu destroy the input Unicode data by using the partial randomization option and a random number (1 to 10) of combining symbols. We generate combining characters only for the top and bottom parts of the input data and enable the compatibility mode so that the selected random marks were visible on older computers.
𝔅𝔢𝔞𝔲𝔱𝔦𝔣𝔲𝔩 𝔠𝔥𝔞𝔬𝔰
𝔅͚͚͚͚͚͚͚͚͚̒̒̒̒̒̒𝔢̦̦̦̦ͣͣͣͣͣͣͣͣͣͣ𝔞̙̙̙̙̚̚̚̚̚̚̚𝔲̰̰̰̰̰̰̰̰ͥͥͥͥͥͥͥͥͥ𝔱̞̞̞̞̞̞͂͂͂͂͂𝔦͗͗͗͗͜͜͜͜͜͜͜͜𝔣͉͉͉͉͋͋𝔲̫̫̫̫̫̓̓̓̓̓̓̓̓𝔩᷿᷿᷿᷿᷿᷿᷿᷿᷿̍̍̍̍̍̍̍̍ 𝔠̧̧̧͝͝𝔥̣̣̣̣͆͆͆͆͆𝔞̹̹͂𝔬̥̥̥̥̥̍̍̍̍̍̍̍̍𝔰̚̚̚̚̚̚̚̚̚ͅͅͅͅͅͅͅͅͅ
Required options
These options will be used automatically if you select this example.
Add this combining mark above Unicode symbols.
Add this combining overlay mark to the middle of Unicode symbols.
Add this combining mark below Unicode symbols.
Add this number of combining characters above symbols.
Add this number of combining overlay characters to symbols.
Add this number of combining characters below symbols.
Don't add combining characters to spaces, tabs, and newlines.
Use only combining characters that work on most computers.
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