Khmer Characters are Squares (Unicode Issue?)
Thread poster: Claudia Mirza

Claudia Mirza  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 20:23
English to Spanish
Aug 19, 2014

Hi Team,

We have a translation in KHMER.

I have a Word document full of squares instead of the traditional white space between each word.

We need to overcome this issue in order to create a 508 compliant document for our insurance client. All our documents are fine, except for this one in KHMER.

This only happens in the Microsoft Word Document.

Do you have a way how to overcome this issue?

Thank you!!


Skallagrimson  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 02:23
Latvian to Russian
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Right font for Khmer Aug 20, 2014


I work with Cambodian texts - font is Khmer UI. Working in MS Word.
Try to change fonts, only few has Khmer glyphs in.



esperantisto  Identity Verified
Local time: 04:23
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English to Russian
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Sure, a font issue Aug 20, 2014

It looks like fonts with a Khmer subset are rather a rare exception than a rule. Beside Khmer UI there’s Code2000.


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