Unicode Character "✜" (U+271C)

The character (Heavy Open Centre Cross) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+271C. 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 Heavy Open Centre Cross
Unicode Codepoint U+271C
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+271C Conversion

HTML (decimal) ✜
HTML (hex) ✜
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%9C%9C
CSS \00271C
JavaScript, JSON \u271C
C, C++, Java \u271C
Python \u271C
Rust \u{271C}
Ruby \u271C

How to type "✜"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x9C 0x9C
UTF-16 (hex) 0x271C
UTF-32 (hex) 0x0000271C