Windows 10 too has its own character map. But, what about creating your own characters and symbols.
YES, you can do that. Windows 10 comes with a pre-installed program known as Private Character Editor.
On a precise note, every version of the Windows operating system has this built-in program installed. But here in this article, we will stick to screenshots for Windows 10 only.
Here, we will show you different ways you can open up Private Character Editor in Windows 10.
Way #1: Access using Search Button
This is the easiest and quickest way possible. Simply search for the program in the system directory.
Read the steps given below:
Step 1. Click on the “Seach” icon field at the bottom left corner of the taskbar.
Step 2. Input “Private Character Editor” and hit “Enter”.
The operating Window of the character editor will open up.
Way #2: Access using Run
Run is a simple yet powerful search tool to call upon anything you want. Though it mostly prefers to accept certain shortcodes and commands for any particular program, but it works even if you type the program name directly.
Here’s how you summon Private Character Editor using Run:
Step 1. Press “Windows logo + R” keys together from keyboard, and the small search box of “Run” will pop up at the bottom left corner of the exisiting screen.
Step 2. In the search field, input “eudcedit” and press “Enter”. And it’s done.
Way #3: Access via Command Prompt
As we all know that, command prompt is the command line interpreter which can be used for various purposes just at the nook of commands. Here also, we will use this program to bring forth Private Character Editor.
The steps are as follows:
Step 1. Use the “Windows logo key + R” keys combination again to open the “Run” search box.
Step 2. Enter “cmd” and hit “Enter” and the black box of command prompt will appear right away.
Step 3. In the black operating Window, type “eudcedit” and press “Enter”.
The character editor interface will open up instantly.
Way #4: Access via Windows Powershell
Similar to the command prompt, Windows Powershell is a task automation program constructed by a command-line shell, a scripted language. You enter commands and it fetches what you have requested.
This is you use it to open up Character Editor:
Step 1. Click on the “Start” menu and type “Powershell”.
Step 2. From the search results, click on the “Powershell” option and the blue dialogue box would pop up.
Step 3. Enter here “eudcedit.exe” and hit “Enter”. This is enough to open up the Private Character Editor screen.
Way #5: Access Via Control Panel
Control Panel is a system configuration altering panel, where you can configure anythng, from services to software, both pre-installed and downloaded.
Here’s how you use it to access Character Editor:
Step 1. Type “Control Panel” in the search field of Taskbar at the bottom of the screen. Click on the option from the search result list to open the panel.
Step 2. Within the Control Panel interface, type just “Private” in the search field at the top right corner. From the options that show, click on the “Private Character Editor” link below the “Font” option. And you are done.
Way #6: Access via Shortcut
Creating Shortcut on the home screen for any tool or program is the most direct way to open a program.
But, first you have to create the shortcut. It’s bit of a pesky job, but you can do it.
Just follow the steps accurately:
Step 1. Firstly, right-click anywhere on the blank space of your home screen. Select “New” from the drop-down menu and then “Shortcut” from the sideways menu.
Step 2. A small “Create Shortcut” Window will emerge. Enter “%windir%\system32\eudcedit.exe” under the “Type the location of the item” tag and click “Next” to proceed.
Step 3. On the next Window, Type “Private Character Editor” as the name of the shortcut you are creating, and click “Finish” to finalize it.
Now go to your desktop and you will find the shortcut named “Private Character Editor” on the screen. You can click on thie option any number of time to open up the program. No extra hassle for searching.
The last method of creating a shortcut of the private character editor program is only usable if you are in a frequent need of creating symbols and characters for documents, texts, etc. Otherwise, for less frequent uses, the other five methods will be enough.
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