Unicode Character "▍" (U+258D)

The character (Left Three Eighths Block) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+258D. It is encoded in the Block Elements 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 Left Three Eighths Block
Unicode Codepoint U+258D
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Block Elements
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+258D Conversion

HTML (decimal) ▍
HTML (hex) ▍
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%96%8D
CSS \00258D
JavaScript, JSON \u258D
C, C++, Java \u258D
Python \u258D
Rust \u{258D}
Ruby \u258D

How to type "▍"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 5 8 D. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 5 8 D. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x96 0x8D
UTF-16 (hex) 0x258D
UTF-32 (hex) 0x0000258D