Unicode Character "►" (U+25BA)

The character (Black Right-Pointing Pointer) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+25BA. It is encoded in the Geometric Shapes 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 Black Right-Pointing Pointer
Unicode Codepoint U+25BA
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Geometric Shapes
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+25BA Conversion

HTML (decimal) ►
HTML (hex) ►
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%96%BA
CSS \0025BA
JavaScript, JSON \u25BA
C, C++, Java \u25BA
Python \u25BA
Rust \u{25BA}
Ruby \u25BA

How to type "►"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x96 0xBA
UTF-16 (hex) 0x25BA
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000025BA