Unicode Character "▙" (U+2599)

The character (Quadrant Upper Left And Lower Left And Lower Right) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+2599. It is encoded in the Block Elements block, which belongs to the Basic Multilingual Plane. It was added to Unicode in version 3.2 (March, 2002). It is HTML encoded as ▙.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Quadrant Upper Left And Lower Left And Lower Right
Unicode Codepoint U+2599
Unicode Version 3.2 (March, 2002)
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+2599 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ▙
HTML (hex) ▙
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%96%99
CSS \002599
JavaScript, JSON \u2599
C, C++, Java \u2599
Python \u2599
Rust \u{2599}
Ruby \u2599

How to type "▙"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 5 9 9. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 5 9 9. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x96 0x99
UTF-16 (hex) 0x2599
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00002599