Definitions

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  • adj. Occupying two columns on a traditional text display such as kanji, as opposed to halfwidth occupying only one column such as alphanumeric letters. Some characters have both forms: for example katakana ka has the fullwidth カ and the halfwidth カ.

Etymologies

Calque of Japanese 全角, zenkaku. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Of course these seem to behave differently than other fullwidth characters and halfwidth counterparts, like I described back in

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  • Yeah, so like, right there - typing the question mark seemed to shut it off for some reason. fullwidth form for inputting Chinese characters, and shift-spacebar should switch it on and off.

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  • CSS looks like this: body {min-width: 630px; / * 2x (LC fullwidth +

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