Unicode Character " " (U+0009)

The character (Character Tabulation) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+0009. 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 Character Tabulation
Unicode Codepoint U+0009
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Basic Latin
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class Segment Separator (S)
Is mirrored? No

Other Unicode Data

Category Control
Script Code for undetermined script
Combining Class Not Reordered

U+0009 Conversion

HTML (decimal) 	
HTML (hex) 	
HTML (named) 	
URL Escape Code %9
CSS \000009
JavaScript, JSON \u0009
C, C++, Java \u0009
Python \u0009
Rust \u{0009}
Ruby \u0009

How to type " "

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 0 0 0 9. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 0 0 0 9. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0x09
UTF-16 (hex) 0x0009
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00000009