Unicode Character "☞" (U+261E)

The character (White Right Pointing Index) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+261E. 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 White Right Pointing Index
Unicode Codepoint U+261E
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+261E Conversion

HTML (decimal) ☞
HTML (hex) ☞
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%98%9E
CSS \00261E
JavaScript, JSON \u261E
C, C++, Java \u261E
Python \u261E
Rust \u{261E}
Ruby \u261E

How to type "☞"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x98 0x9E
UTF-16 (hex) 0x261E
UTF-32 (hex) 0x0000261E