Jon Tan / silo / typography / Ligatures test suit

A small test suit for unicode ligature (alphabetic presentation forms) support in browsers. To test different fonts change your browser defaults.

Ligatures with generic font-family: serif;

CharacterLigatureNumeric reference
Latin small ligature ffff
Latin small ligature fifi
Latin small ligature flfl
Latin small ligature ffi&#64259
Latin small ligature fflffl
Latin small ligature long s tſt
Latin small ligature stst

Ligatures with generic font-family: sans;

CharacterLigatureNumeric reference
Latin small ligature ffff
Latin small ligature fifi
Latin small ligature flfl
Latin small ligature ffi&#64259
Latin small ligature fflffl
Latin small ligature long s tſt
Latin small ligature st ligaturest

Other characters with generic font-family: serif;

CharacterLigatureNumeric reference
Small sharp s, German (sz ligature)ßß
Capital thorn, IcelandicÞÞ
Small thorn, Icelandicþþ
Latin capital letter AEÆÆ
Latin small letter aeææ
Capital IJ ligatureIJIJ
Lowercase ij ligatureijij
Latin capital ligature OEŒŒ
Latin small ligature (misnomer) oeœœ
Capital NJ ligatureNJNJ
Leading capital Nj ligatureNjNj
Lowercase nj ligaturenjnj
Capital DZ ligatureDZDZ
Leading capital Dz ligatureDzDz
Lowercase dz ligaturedzdz

Footnotes

This is not intended to be exhaustive. More references are needed than some old notes I had lying around. Please contact me if you have corrections, relevant detail, suggestions. Created in response to a question from Vivien on Tue 10 Aug, 2010.

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