Font Number Conversion?

Richmond richmondmathewson at
Sat Aug 29 15:23:47 EDT 2015

On 08/29/2015 09:43 PM, Scott Rossi wrote:
> Hi All:
> I'm struggling to to do some converting of Unicode icon font characters
> and am lost in number formats and representations.  For example, a
> character can be represented in these forms:
> Decimal: 58880
> Unicode: E600
> HTML: 
> CSS: \f230
> Does anyone know how the CSS number is derived?  I've tried all manner of
> baseConvert, codepointToNum, etc, and the only result I've been able to
> achieve is a headache.
> I'm sure this is pretty straightforward but I'm not a numbers guy.  Thanks
> in advance for any numerical enlightenment.
> Regards,

I don't understand CSS either; but I found this for those
of us who cannot be bothered:


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