Unicode Character "/" (U+002F)

The character / (Solidus) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+002F. 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 Solidus
Unicode Codepoint U+002F
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Basic Latin
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class Common Separator (CS)
Is mirrored? No

Other Unicode Data

U+002F Conversion

HTML (decimal) /
HTML (hex) /
HTML (named) /
URL Escape Code %2F
CSS \00002F
JavaScript, JSON \u002F
C, C++, Java \u002F
Python \u002F
Rust \u{002F}
Ruby \u002F

How to type "/"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 0 0 2 F. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 0 0 2 F. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0x2F
UTF-16 (hex) 0x002F
UTF-32 (hex) 0x0000002F

Characters based on "/" (U+002F)