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U+2500 – U+257F   (9472–9599)

Some of these characters 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 Andale Mono, AR PL ShanHeiSun Uni, AR PL ZenKai Uni, Arial, Arial Unicode MS, BabelStone Han, Baekmuk Batang, Baekmuk Dotum, Baekmuk Gulim, Baekmuk Headline, Batang, BatangChe, Caslon, Century, Chrysanthi Unicode, CN-Arial, CN-Times, Code2000, Courier MonoThai, Courier New, 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, Gungsuh, GungsuhChe, HAN NOM A, HAN NOM B, HY Shin Myeongjo Std Acro, Impact, jGaramond, Kidprint, Kochi Gothic, Kochi Mincho, Kozuka Mincho Pro Acro, Legendum, Lucida Console, Lucida Sans, Lucida Sans Unicode, Malgun Gothic, MD King KhammuRabi, Ming(for ISO10646), MingLiU, MingLiU_HKSCS, Monospace, MPH 2B Damase, MS Gothic, MS Mincho, MS PGothic, MS PMincho, MS UI Gothic, MSung Std Acro, MyMyanmar, New Gulim, NSimSun, NSimSun-18030, ParabaikSans, PMingLiU, Quivira, Roman Unicode, Sazanami Gothic, Sazanami Mincho, Segoe Print, SimHei, SImPL, SimSun, SimSun-18030, sixpack, STIXGeneral, STSong Std Acro, Sun-ExtA, Symbola, Times New Roman, TITUS Cyberbit Basic, TSC FMing S TT, TSC JSong S TT, UnBatang, WenQuanYi Zen Hei, WenQuanYi Zen Hei Mono and YOzFontN; in the Macintosh OS 9 Unicode fonts AppleGothic, Apple LiGothic, Apple LiSung, AppleMyungjo, Beijing, BiauKai, ChuGothic, Fang Song, Gungseouche, Hei, HeiseiKakuGothic, HeiseiMincho, Kai, Osaka, Osaka-Mono, Pilgiche, Seoul, Song and Taipei; in the Macintosh OS X Unicode fonts AppleGothic, Apple LiGothic, Apple LiSung, AppleMyungjo, Apple Symbols, Arial, Batang, Beijing, BiauKai, Century, Fang Song, #GothicMedium, Gulim, #GungSeo, Hangang, Hei, Hiragino Kaku Gothic Pro, Hiragino Kaku Gothic Std, Hiragino Maru Gothic Pro, Hiragino Mincho Pro, Kai, MS Gothic, MS Mincho, MS PGothic, MS PMincho, #MyungjoNeue, Osaka, Osaka-Mono, #PCMyungjo, #PilGi, PMingLiU, Seoul, SimSun, Song, STFangsong, STHeiti, STKaiti, STSong, #TaeGraphic, Taipei and Times New Roman; 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/U2500.pdf.

Character
(decimal)
DecimalCharacter
(hex)
HexName
94722500BOX DRAWINGS LIGHT HORIZONTAL (present in WGL4)
94732501BOX DRAWINGS HEAVY HORIZONTAL
94742502BOX DRAWINGS LIGHT VERTICAL (present in WGL4)
94752503BOX DRAWINGS HEAVY VERTICAL
94762504BOX DRAWINGS LIGHT TRIPLE DASH HORIZONTAL
94772505BOX DRAWINGS HEAVY TRIPLE DASH HORIZONTAL
94782506BOX DRAWINGS LIGHT TRIPLE DASH VERTICAL
94792507BOX DRAWINGS HEAVY TRIPLE DASH VERTICAL
94802508BOX DRAWINGS LIGHT QUADRUPLE DASH HORIZONTAL
94812509BOX DRAWINGS HEAVY QUADRUPLE DASH HORIZONTAL
9482250ABOX DRAWINGS LIGHT QUADRUPLE DASH VERTICAL
9483250BBOX DRAWINGS HEAVY QUADRUPLE DASH VERTICAL
9484250CBOX DRAWINGS LIGHT DOWN AND RIGHT (present in WGL4)
9485250DBOX DRAWINGS DOWN LIGHT AND RIGHT HEAVY
9486250EBOX DRAWINGS DOWN HEAVY AND RIGHT LIGHT
9487250FBOX DRAWINGS HEAVY DOWN AND RIGHT
94882510BOX DRAWINGS LIGHT DOWN AND LEFT (present in WGL4)
94892511BOX DRAWINGS DOWN LIGHT AND LEFT HEAVY
94902512BOX DRAWINGS DOWN HEAVY AND LEFT LIGHT
94912513BOX DRAWINGS HEAVY DOWN AND LEFT
94922514BOX DRAWINGS LIGHT UP AND RIGHT (present in WGL4)
94932515BOX DRAWINGS UP LIGHT AND RIGHT HEAVY
94942516BOX DRAWINGS UP HEAVY AND RIGHT LIGHT
94952517BOX DRAWINGS HEAVY UP AND RIGHT
94962518BOX DRAWINGS LIGHT UP AND LEFT (present in WGL4)
94972519BOX DRAWINGS UP LIGHT AND LEFT HEAVY
9498251ABOX DRAWINGS UP HEAVY AND LEFT LIGHT
9499251BBOX DRAWINGS HEAVY UP AND LEFT
9500251CBOX DRAWINGS LIGHT VERTICAL AND RIGHT (present in WGL4)
9501251DBOX DRAWINGS VERTICAL LIGHT AND RIGHT HEAVY
9502251EBOX DRAWINGS UP HEAVY AND RIGHT DOWN LIGHT
9503251FBOX DRAWINGS DOWN HEAVY AND RIGHT UP LIGHT
95042520BOX DRAWINGS VERTICAL HEAVY AND RIGHT LIGHT
95052521BOX DRAWINGS DOWN LIGHT AND RIGHT UP HEAVY
95062522BOX DRAWINGS UP LIGHT AND RIGHT DOWN HEAVY
95072523BOX DRAWINGS HEAVY VERTICAL AND RIGHT
95082524BOX DRAWINGS LIGHT VERTICAL AND LEFT (present in WGL4)
95092525BOX DRAWINGS VERTICAL LIGHT AND LEFT HEAVY
95102526BOX DRAWINGS UP HEAVY AND LEFT DOWN LIGHT
95112527BOX DRAWINGS DOWN HEAVY AND LEFT UP LIGHT
95122528BOX DRAWINGS VERTICAL HEAVY AND LEFT LIGHT
95132529BOX DRAWINGS DOWN LIGHT AND LEFT UP HEAVY
9514252ABOX DRAWINGS UP LIGHT AND LEFT DOWN HEAVY
9515252BBOX DRAWINGS HEAVY VERTICAL AND LEFT
9516252CBOX DRAWINGS LIGHT DOWN AND HORIZONTAL (present in WGL4)
9517252DBOX DRAWINGS LEFT HEAVY AND RIGHT DOWN LIGHT
9518252EBOX DRAWINGS RIGHT HEAVY AND LEFT DOWN LIGHT
9519252FBOX DRAWINGS DOWN LIGHT AND HORIZONTAL HEAVY
95202530BOX DRAWINGS DOWN HEAVY AND HORIZONTAL LIGHT
95212531BOX DRAWINGS RIGHT LIGHT AND LEFT DOWN HEAVY
95222532BOX DRAWINGS LEFT LIGHT AND RIGHT DOWN HEAVY
95232533BOX DRAWINGS HEAVY DOWN AND HORIZONTAL
95242534BOX DRAWINGS LIGHT UP AND HORIZONTAL (present in WGL4)
95252535BOX DRAWINGS LEFT HEAVY AND RIGHT UP LIGHT
95262536BOX DRAWINGS RIGHT HEAVY AND LEFT UP LIGHT
95272537BOX DRAWINGS UP LIGHT AND HORIZONTAL HEAVY
95282538BOX DRAWINGS UP HEAVY AND HORIZONTAL LIGHT
95292539BOX DRAWINGS RIGHT LIGHT AND LEFT UP HEAVY
9530253ABOX DRAWINGS LEFT LIGHT AND RIGHT UP HEAVY
9531253BBOX DRAWINGS HEAVY UP AND HORIZONTAL
9532253CBOX DRAWINGS LIGHT VERTICAL AND HORIZONTAL (present in WGL4)
9533253DBOX DRAWINGS LEFT HEAVY AND RIGHT VERTICAL LIGHT
9534253EBOX DRAWINGS RIGHT HEAVY AND LEFT VERTICAL LIGHT
9535253FBOX DRAWINGS VERTICAL LIGHT AND HORIZONTAL HEAVY
95362540BOX DRAWINGS UP HEAVY AND DOWN HORIZONTAL LIGHT
95372541BOX DRAWINGS DOWN HEAVY AND UP HORIZONTAL LIGHT
95382542BOX DRAWINGS VERTICAL HEAVY AND HORIZONTAL LIGHT
95392543BOX DRAWINGS LEFT UP HEAVY AND RIGHT DOWN LIGHT
95402544BOX DRAWINGS RIGHT UP HEAVY AND LEFT DOWN LIGHT
95412545BOX DRAWINGS LEFT DOWN HEAVY AND RIGHT UP LIGHT
95422546BOX DRAWINGS RIGHT DOWN HEAVY AND LEFT UP LIGHT
95432547BOX DRAWINGS DOWN LIGHT AND UP HORIZONTAL HEAVY
95442548BOX DRAWINGS UP LIGHT AND DOWN HORIZONTAL HEAVY
95452549BOX DRAWINGS RIGHT LIGHT AND LEFT VERTICAL HEAVY
9546254ABOX DRAWINGS LEFT LIGHT AND RIGHT VERTICAL HEAVY
9547254BBOX DRAWINGS HEAVY VERTICAL AND HORIZONTAL
9548254CBOX DRAWINGS LIGHT DOUBLE DASH HORIZONTAL
9549254DBOX DRAWINGS HEAVY DOUBLE DASH HORIZONTAL
9550254EBOX DRAWINGS LIGHT DOUBLE DASH VERTICAL
9551254FBOX DRAWINGS HEAVY DOUBLE DASH VERTICAL
95522550BOX DRAWINGS DOUBLE HORIZONTAL (present in WGL4)
95532551BOX DRAWINGS DOUBLE VERTICAL (present in WGL4)
95542552BOX DRAWINGS DOWN SINGLE AND RIGHT DOUBLE (present in WGL4)
95552553BOX DRAWINGS DOWN DOUBLE AND RIGHT SINGLE (present in WGL4)
95562554BOX DRAWINGS DOUBLE DOWN AND RIGHT (present in WGL4)
95572555BOX DRAWINGS DOWN SINGLE AND LEFT DOUBLE (present in WGL4)
95582556BOX DRAWINGS DOWN DOUBLE AND LEFT SINGLE (present in WGL4)
95592557BOX DRAWINGS DOUBLE DOWN AND LEFT (present in WGL4)
95602558BOX DRAWINGS UP SINGLE AND RIGHT DOUBLE (present in WGL4)
95612559BOX DRAWINGS UP DOUBLE AND RIGHT SINGLE (present in WGL4)
9562255ABOX DRAWINGS DOUBLE UP AND RIGHT (present in WGL4)
9563255BBOX DRAWINGS UP SINGLE AND LEFT DOUBLE (present in WGL4)
9564255CBOX DRAWINGS UP DOUBLE AND LEFT SINGLE (present in WGL4)
9565255DBOX DRAWINGS DOUBLE UP AND LEFT (present in WGL4)
9566255EBOX DRAWINGS VERTICAL SINGLE AND RIGHT DOUBLE (present in WGL4)
9567255FBOX DRAWINGS VERTICAL DOUBLE AND RIGHT SINGLE (present in WGL4)
95682560BOX DRAWINGS DOUBLE VERTICAL AND RIGHT (present in WGL4)
95692561BOX DRAWINGS VERTICAL SINGLE AND LEFT DOUBLE (present in WGL4)
95702562BOX DRAWINGS VERTICAL DOUBLE AND LEFT SINGLE (present in WGL4)
95712563BOX DRAWINGS DOUBLE VERTICAL AND LEFT (present in WGL4)
95722564BOX DRAWINGS DOWN SINGLE AND HORIZONTAL DOUBLE (present in WGL4)
95732565BOX DRAWINGS DOWN DOUBLE AND HORIZONTAL SINGLE (present in WGL4)
95742566BOX DRAWINGS DOUBLE DOWN AND HORIZONTAL (present in WGL4)
95752567BOX DRAWINGS UP SINGLE AND HORIZONTAL DOUBLE (present in WGL4)
95762568BOX DRAWINGS UP DOUBLE AND HORIZONTAL SINGLE (present in WGL4)
95772569BOX DRAWINGS DOUBLE UP AND HORIZONTAL (present in WGL4)
9578256ABOX DRAWINGS VERTICAL SINGLE AND HORIZONTAL DOUBLE (present in WGL4)
9579256BBOX DRAWINGS VERTICAL DOUBLE AND HORIZONTAL SINGLE (present in WGL4)
9580256CBOX DRAWINGS DOUBLE VERTICAL AND HORIZONTAL (present in WGL4)
9581256DBOX DRAWINGS LIGHT ARC DOWN AND RIGHT
9582256EBOX DRAWINGS LIGHT ARC DOWN AND LEFT
9583256FBOX DRAWINGS LIGHT ARC UP AND LEFT
95842570BOX DRAWINGS LIGHT ARC UP AND RIGHT
95852571BOX DRAWINGS LIGHT DIAGONAL UPPER RIGHT TO LOWER LEFT
95862572BOX DRAWINGS LIGHT DIAGONAL UPPER LEFT TO LOWER RIGHT
95872573BOX DRAWINGS LIGHT DIAGONAL CROSS
95882574BOX DRAWINGS LIGHT LEFT
95892575BOX DRAWINGS LIGHT UP
95902576BOX DRAWINGS LIGHT RIGHT
95912577BOX DRAWINGS LIGHT DOWN
95922578BOX DRAWINGS HEAVY LEFT
95932579BOX DRAWINGS HEAVY UP
9594257ABOX DRAWINGS HEAVY RIGHT
9595257BBOX DRAWINGS HEAVY DOWN
9596257CBOX DRAWINGS LIGHT LEFT AND HEAVY RIGHT
9597257DBOX DRAWINGS LIGHT UP AND HEAVY DOWN
9598257EBOX DRAWINGS HEAVY LEFT AND LIGHT RIGHT
9599257FBOX DRAWINGS HEAVY UP AND LIGHT DOWN

Copyright © 1999–2010 Alan Wood

The hexadecimal numbers and the character names in the above table are taken from the Unicode 3.0 Character Database, Copyright © 1991–1999 Unicode, Inc., as contained in UnicodeData-Latest.txt on the Unicode ftp site (ftp://ftp.unicode.org/Public/UNIDATA/) in October 1999.

Created 3rd February 1999   Last updated 7th November 2010

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