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Displaying Unicode characters in Android

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http://stackoverflow.com – I am writing a simple application where I want to display some Unicode characters as words, say in Kannada/Hindi/German or such kind of languages rather than English. I tried placing the respective font in the assets folder and setting it to the textview like this: TextView tv=(TextView)findViewById(R.id.textView1); Typeface font= Typeface.createFromAsset(getAssets(), "TAU_BHON.TTF"); tv.setTypeface(font); But it didn't work. Also referred some other examples, but I am not able to replicate it in my application. Can anybody tell me how to achieve this? Thank you. (HowTos)