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Block Elements

U+2580 – U+259F   (9600–9631)

Characters 9600, 9604, 9608, 9612 and 9616–9619 are present in Microsoft’s WGL4 character set.

The characters that appear in the first column of the following table depend on the browser that you are using, the fonts installed on your computer, and the browser options you have chosen that determine the fonts used to display particular character sets, encodings or languages.

You can find some or all of the characters in this range in the Windows Unicode fonts AR PL ShanHeiSun Uni, AR PL ZenKai Uni, Arev Sans, Arial Unicode MS, BabelStone Han, Caslon, Chrysanthi Unicode, CN-Arial, CN-Times, Code2000, Courier MonoThai, DejaVu Sans, DejaVu Sans Condensed, DejaVu Sans Mono, DejaVu Serif, DejaVu Serif Condensed, EversonMono, Fixedsys Excelsior, Free Idg Serif, Free Monospaced, Free Sans, Free Serif, Gulim Che, HAN NOM A, HAN NOM B, Kochi Gothic, Kochi Mincho, Kozuka Mincho Pro Acro, Lucida Console, Lucida Sans Unicode, Ming(for ISO10646), MingLiU, MingLiU_HKSCS, Monospace, MS Gothic, MS Mincho, MS PGothic, MS PMincho, MS UI Gothic, MSung Std Acro, NSimSun, NSimSun-18030, ParabaikSans, PMingLiU, Quivira, Roman Unicode, Sazanami Mincho, SimHei, SImPL, SimSun, SimSun-18030, sixpack, STSong Std Acro, Sun-ExtA, Symbola, TITUS Cyberbit Basic, TSC FMing S TT, UniBurma, WenQuanYi Zen Hei, WenQuanYi Zen Hei Mono and YOzFontN; in the Macintosh OS 9 Unicode fonts Apple LiGothic, Apple LiSung, BiauKai and Taipei; in the Macintosh OS X Unicode fonts Apple LiGothic, Apple LiSung, Apple Symbols, BiauKai, Hiragino Kaku Gothic Pro, Hiragino Kaku Gothic Std, Hiragino Maru Gothic Pro, Hiragino Mincho Pro, MS Gothic, MS Mincho, MS PGothic, MS PMincho, PMingLiU, SimSun, STFangsong, STHeiti, STKaiti, STSong and Taipei; and in the Unix Unicode font Caslon.

To see exactly which characters are included in a particular font, you can use a utility such as Andrew West’s BabelMap, Apple’s TrueEdit, or WunderMoosen’s FontChecker.

If you are not familiar with the characters, you can check the characters displayed here with the graphical display at http://www.unicode.org/charts/PDF/U2580.pdf.

Character
(decimal)
DecimalCharacter
(hex)
HexName
96002580UPPER HALF BLOCK (present in WGL4)
96012581LOWER ONE EIGHTH BLOCK
96022582LOWER ONE QUARTER BLOCK
96032583LOWER THREE EIGHTHS BLOCK
96042584LOWER HALF BLOCK (present in WGL4)
96052585LOWER FIVE EIGHTHS BLOCK
96062586LOWER THREE QUARTERS BLOCK
96072587LOWER SEVEN EIGHTHS BLOCK
96082588FULL BLOCK (present in WGL4)
96092589LEFT SEVEN EIGHTHS BLOCK
9610258ALEFT THREE QUARTERS BLOCK
9611258BLEFT FIVE EIGHTHS BLOCK
9612258CLEFT HALF BLOCK (present in WGL4)
9613258DLEFT THREE EIGHTHS BLOCK
9614258ELEFT ONE QUARTER BLOCK
9615258FLEFT ONE EIGHTH BLOCK
96162590RIGHT HALF BLOCK (present in WGL4)
96172591LIGHT SHADE (present in WGL4)
96182592MEDIUM SHADE (present in WGL4)
96192593DARK SHADE (present in WGL4)
96202594UPPER ONE EIGHTH BLOCK
96212595RIGHT ONE EIGHTH BLOCK
96222596QUADRANT LOWER LEFT
96232597QUADRANT LOWER RIGHT
96242598QUADRANT UPPER LEFT
96252599QUADRANT UPPER LEFT AND LOWER LEFT AND LOWER RIGHT
9626259AQUADRANT UPPER LEFT AND LOWER RIGHT
9627259BQUADRANT UPPER LEFT AND UPPER RIGHT AND LOWER LEFT
9628259CQUADRANT UPPER LEFT AND UPPER RIGHT AND LOWER RIGHT
9629259DQUADRANT UPPER RIGHT
9630259EQUADRANT UPPER RIGHT AND LOWER LEFT
9631259FQUADRANT UPPER RIGHT AND LOWER LEFT AND LOWER RIGHT

Copyright © 1999–2010 Alan Wood

The hexadecimal numbers and the character names in the above table are taken from the Unicode 3.2 Character Database, Copyright © 1991–2002 Unicode, Inc., as contained in UnicodeData.txt on the Unicode Web site (http://www.unicode.org/Public/UNIDATA/) in April 2002.

Created 3rd February 1999   Last updated 7th November 2010

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