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Tip: Check if a Code Point Is a Surrogate Pair

Learn how to check whether or not a given code point is a surrogate pair.


We can check if a given code point is a surrogate pair as below (128149 is the given code point):

if (Character.toChars(128149).length) == 2) {...} // 2 indicates a surrogate pair 


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Octavia Andreea Anghel is a senior PHP developer currently working as a primary trainer for programming teams that participate at national and international software-development contests. She consults on developing educational projects at a national level. She is a coauthor of the book "XML Technologies--XML in Java" (Albastra, ISBN 978-973-650-210-1), for which she wrote the XML portions. In addition to PHP and XML, she's interested in software architecture, web services, UML, and high-performance unit tests.
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