Using Khmer Unicode font with ArcGIS 10

1. Go to Start  >  Run, then  type “regedit”

2. Under Registry on the left hand side go to My Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\ESRI\Desktop 10.0″

3. Right click on “Desktop 10.0” add new key “Common”

3 Right click on “Common” add new key “CodePage”

4 On Codepage key add new string value “dbfDefault”

5 Right click on string value “dbfDefault” modify it value field to “UTF-8”


Editing the Registry

6. Reopen Arcgis and then try to edit attribute table by typing Khmer character.

Khmer Unicode Map Labels

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  1. Phirom

    August 19th, 2011 at 8:41 am

    សូម​អរគុណ​សំរាប់​ការណែនាំ​។ ប៉ុន្តែ​សូម​ពិនិត្យ​មើល​អក្ខរាវិរុទ្ធ​ផង។«​​កំពុង​ធំ»​​ រឺ «កំពង់ធំ»។​ សូម​អរគុណ​

  2. Sky

    August 21st, 2011 at 10:44 pm

    Thanks a lot for this Tech Tip, but why បន្ទាយមានជ័យ has space between the word?

  3. Sokun

    August 26th, 2011 at 9:25 am

    ខ្ញុំគិតថា Aruna គួរសំណូមពរដល់ ESRI ឲ្យជួយរិះរកវិធីណាដើម្បីឲ្យ software ដែលខ្លួនសរសេរអាចប្រើជាមួយ Khmer Unicode បាន ដើម្បីជាប្រយោជន៍ដល់ក្រុមហ៊ុនផង និងសម្រាប់ខ្មែរ អ្នកធ្វើការជាមួយផែនទីផង ។

  4. Veasna

    September 8th, 2011 at 1:19 pm

    Well done!
    Can we use Unicode in ArcMap 9x?

  5. Heang chhunhak

    September 9th, 2011 at 11:32 am

    ខ្ញុំពិតត្រេកអរណាស់គេអាចប្រើ Khmer Unicode in software Arc GIS 10 Thank for your information .From chhunhak

  6. SOVAN

    September 9th, 2011 at 12:06 pm

    Khmer Unicode it is work with Shapefile and Geodatabase, if you need to add text for title it is not work properly.

  7. Eang

    October 10th, 2011 at 2:57 pm

    thanks. I know that khmer unicode can work in gis, but it not work properly. The best way, may be Aruna or esri develop more significant the code or scrip for khmer unicode.

  8. Vireaksith

    October 11th, 2011 at 3:44 pm

    Can We write in khmer unicode without space? for above example “Banteay Meanchey” it is no space for Khmer word of Banteay Meanchey.

  9. CHENG Chansereiyut

    November 25th, 2011 at 7:14 pm

    Does it work with 9.3?

  10. Youkan Vimean

    October 31st, 2012 at 4:05 pm

    តើមានវិធីសាស្រ្តបែបណាទេ ដើម្បីប្រើបា្រស់ខ្មែរ Unicode ​ជាមួយ
    ArcGIS 10.1?

    ​តើធ្វើយ៉ាងណាដើម្បីកុំអោយមាន Space ​នៅពេលប្រើ Unicode ​ជាមួយ ArcGIS 10.0 and 10.1?

  11. Youkan Vimean

    October 31st, 2012 at 4:27 pm

    I hope Aruna will try to work out with ESRI about Unicode issue

  12. sky

    November 2nd, 2012 at 7:24 pm

    Maybe ArcGIS 11 or 12 will support our Khmer Unicode. Who knows…

  13. narun

    August 29th, 2014 at 9:49 am

    i do like this, why unsuccessful?

  14. Panha

    September 11th, 2014 at 2:53 pm

    Does the ArcGIS 10.2.2 support khmer unicode?

  15. Sovan

    September 11th, 2014 at 5:10 pm

    Yes, Khmer Unicode supported with ArcGIS Desktop 10.2.2 like Attribute table, geodatabase and text, if you want to display label, you need to change to Khmer Unicode as DaunPenh font or other font…!

  16. Sovan

    September 11th, 2014 at 5:14 pm

    After you done as instruction, you need to restart your computer and you need to export your data or geodatabase as you shapefile as store in geodatabase…!

  17. sky

    August 23rd, 2015 at 1:33 pm

    10.2.2 still can’t display Khmer Unicode properly

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