Unicode Character "⇆" (U+21C6)

The character (Leftwards Arrow Over Rightwards Arrow) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+21C6. 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 Leftwards Arrow Over Rightwards Arrow
Unicode Codepoint U+21C6
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 Other Symbol
Script Code for undetermined script
Combining Class Not Reordered

U+21C6 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ⇆
HTML (hex) ⇆
HTML (named) ⇆
URL Escape Code %E2%87%86
CSS \0021C6
JavaScript, JSON \u21C6
C, C++, Java \u21C6
Python \u21C6
Rust \u{21C6}
Ruby \u21C6

How to type "⇆"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x87 0x86
UTF-16 (hex) 0x21C6
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000021C6