Unicode Character "" (U+001A)

The character  (Substitute) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+001A. 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 Substitute
Unicode Codepoint U+001A
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+001A Conversion

HTML (decimal) 
HTML (hex) 
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %1A
CSS \00001A
JavaScript, JSON \u001A
C, C++, Java \u001A
Python \u001A
Rust \u{001A}
Ruby \u001A

How to type ""

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 0 0 1 A. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 0 0 1 A. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0x1A
UTF-16 (hex) 0x001A
UTF-32 (hex) 0x0000001A