Unicode Character "✗" (U+2717)

The character (Ballot X) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+2717. It is encoded in the Dingbats 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 X
Unicode Codepoint U+2717
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Dingbats
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+2717 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ✗
HTML (hex) ✗
HTML (named) ✗
URL Escape Code %E2%9C%97
CSS \002717
JavaScript, JSON \u2717
C, C++, Java \u2717
Python \u2717
Rust \u{2717}
Ruby \u2717

How to type "✗"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 7 1 7. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 7 1 7. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x9C 0x97
UTF-16 (hex) 0x2717
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00002717