Unicode Character "☒" (U+2612)

The character (Ballot Box With X) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+2612. It is encoded in the Miscellaneous Symbols 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 Ballot Box With X
Unicode Codepoint U+2612
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Miscellaneous Symbols
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+2612 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ☒
HTML (hex) ☒
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%98%92
CSS \002612
JavaScript, JSON \u2612
C, C++, Java \u2612
Python \u2612
Rust \u{2612}
Ruby \u2612

How to type "☒"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x98 0x92
UTF-16 (hex) 0x2612
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00002612