Unicode Character "�" (U+0000)

The character (Null) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+0000. It is encoded in the Basic Latin block, which belongs to the Basic Multilingual Plane. It was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (June, 1993). It is HTML encoded as �.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Null
Unicode Codepoint U+0000
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Basic Latin
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class Boundary Neutral (BN)
Is mirrored? No

Other Unicode Data

Category Control
Script Code for undetermined script
Combining Class Not Reordered

U+0000 Conversion

HTML (decimal) �
HTML (hex) �
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %0
CSS \000000
JavaScript, JSON \u0000
C, C++, Java \u0000
Python \u0000
Rust \u{0000}
Ruby \u0000

How to type "�"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 0 0 0 0. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 0 0 0 0. Release Alt.


  • Times, Times New Roman, serif
  • Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif
  • Courier, Courier New, monospace

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0x00
UTF-16 (hex) 0x0000
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00000000