Unicode Character "⇧" (U+21E7)

The character (Upwards White Arrow) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+21E7. 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 Upwards White Arrow
Unicode Codepoint U+21E7
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+21E7 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ⇧
HTML (hex) ⇧
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%87%A7
CSS \0021E7
JavaScript, JSON \u21E7
C, C++, Java \u21E7
Python \u21E7
Rust \u{21E7}
Ruby \u21E7

How to type "⇧"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 1 E 7. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 1 E 7. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x87 0xA7
UTF-16 (hex) 0x21E7
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000021E7