Unicode Character "↦" (U+21A6)

The character (Rightwards Arrow From Bar) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+21A6. It is encoded in the Arrows 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 Rightwards Arrow From Bar
Unicode Codepoint U+21A6
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Arrows
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class Other Neutral (ON)
Is mirrored? No

Other Unicode Data

Category Math Symbol
Script Code for undetermined script
Combining Class Not Reordered

U+21A6 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ↦
HTML (hex) ↦
HTML (named) ↦
URL Escape Code %E2%86%A6
CSS \0021A6
JavaScript, JSON \u21A6
C, C++, Java \u21A6
Python \u21A6
Rust \u{21A6}
Ruby \u21A6

How to type "↦"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 1 A 6. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 1 A 6. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x86 0xA6
UTF-16 (hex) 0x21A6
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000021A6