Unicode Character "" (U+001B)

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

HTML (decimal) 
HTML (hex) 
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %1B
CSS \00001B
JavaScript, JSON \u001B
C, C++, Java \u001B
Python \u001B
Rust \u{001B}
Ruby \u001B

How to type ""

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0x1B
UTF-16 (hex) 0x001B
UTF-32 (hex) 0x0000001B