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U+25A0 – U+25FF   (9632–9727)

Characters 9632, 9633, 9642-9644, 9650, 9658, 9660, 9668, 9674, 9675, 9679, 9688, 9689 and 9702 are present in Microsoft’s WGL4 character set. Character 9674 provides a Unicode equivalent for one of the characters in Apple’s MacRoman character set and in Monotype’s Symbol font.

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. The entries in the “Entity” column are named character entities that can be used in HTML pages.

You can find some or all of the characters in this range in the Windows Unicode fonts Alexander (few), Alfios (few), Anaktoria (few), Andale Mono (few), Andron Scriptor Web, AR PL ShanHeiSun Uni, AR PL ZenKai Uni, Arial, Arial Unicode MS, Aroania (few), Atavyros (few), Avdira (few), BabelStone Han (few), Baekmuk Batang, Baekmuk Dotum, Baekmuk Gulim, Baekmuk Headline, Batang, BatangChe, Bitstream CyberBase, Bitstream CyberBit, Bitstream CyberCJK, BPG Paata Khutsuri U, 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, Gandhari Unicode, Garava, Gulim Che, Gungsuh, GungsuhChe, HAN NOM A, HAN NOM B, HY Shin Myeongjo Std Acro, Impact, jGaramond, Kliment Std, Kochi Gothic, Kochi Mincho, Kozuka Mincho Pro Acro, Legendum, Linux Biolinum O, Linux Libertine O, Lucida Console (few), Lucida Grande, 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, OpenSymbol, PMingLiU, Quivira, RomanCyrillic Std, Roman Unicode, Sazanami Gothic, Sazanami Mincho, Segoe Print, Segoe Script (few), SimHei, SImPL, SimSun, SimSun-18030, sixpack, StarSymbol, STIXGeneral, STSong Std Acro, Sun-ExtA, Symbola, Times New Roman, TITUS Cyberbit Basic, TSC FMing S TT, UnBatang, UniBurma, Verajja, WenQuanYi Zen Hei, WenQuanYi Zen Hei Mono, and YOzFontN; in the Macintosh OS 9 Unicode fonts Apple LiGothic, Apple LiSung, BiauKai, ChuGothic, HeiseiKakuGothic, HeiseiMincho, Osaka, Osaka-Mono, SaiMincho and Taipei; in the Macintosh OS X Unicode fonts AppleGothic, Apple LiGothic, Apple LiSung, AppleMyungjo, Apple Symbols, Arial, Batang, BiauKai, Century, #GothicMedium, Gulim, #GungSeo, Hangang, Hiragino Kaku Gothic Pro, Hiragino Kaku Gothic Std, Hiragino Maru Gothic Pro, Hiragino Mincho Pro, MS Gothic, MS Mincho, MS PGothic, MS PMincho, #MyungjoNeue, Osaka, Osaka-Mono, #PCMyungjo, #PilGi, PMingLiU, Seoul, SimSun, STFangsong, STHeiti, STKaiti, STSong, #TaeGraphic, Taipei and Times New Roman; and in the Unix Unicode fonts Caslon and ClearlyU.

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/U25A0.pdf.

Character
(decimal)
DecimalCharacter
(hex)
HexEntityName
963225A0 BLACK SQUARE (present in WGL4)
963325A1 WHITE SQUARE (present in WGL4)
963425A2 WHITE SQUARE WITH ROUNDED CORNERS
963525A3 WHITE SQUARE CONTAINING BLACK SMALL SQUARE
963625A4 SQUARE WITH HORIZONTAL FILL
963725A5 SQUARE WITH VERTICAL FILL
963825A6 SQUARE WITH ORTHOGONAL CROSSHATCH FILL
963925A7 SQUARE WITH UPPER LEFT TO LOWER RIGHT FILL
964025A8 SQUARE WITH UPPER RIGHT TO LOWER LEFT FILL
964125A9 SQUARE WITH DIAGONAL CROSSHATCH FILL
964225AA BLACK SMALL SQUARE (present in WGL4)
964325AB WHITE SMALL SQUARE (present in WGL4)
964425AC BLACK RECTANGLE (present in WGL4)
964525AD WHITE RECTANGLE
964625AE BLACK VERTICAL RECTANGLE
964725AF WHITE VERTICAL RECTANGLE
964825B0 BLACK PARALLELOGRAM
964925B1 WHITE PARALLELOGRAM
965025B2 BLACK UP-POINTING TRIANGLE (present in WGL4)
965125B3 WHITE UP-POINTING TRIANGLE
965225B4 BLACK UP-POINTING SMALL TRIANGLE
965325B5 WHITE UP-POINTING SMALL TRIANGLE
965425B6 BLACK RIGHT-POINTING TRIANGLE
965525B7 WHITE RIGHT-POINTING TRIANGLE
965625B8 BLACK RIGHT-POINTING SMALL TRIANGLE
965725B9 WHITE RIGHT-POINTING SMALL TRIANGLE
965825BA BLACK RIGHT-POINTING POINTER (present in WGL4)
965925BB WHITE RIGHT-POINTING POINTER
966025BC BLACK DOWN-POINTING TRIANGLE (present in WGL4)
966125BD WHITE DOWN-POINTING TRIANGLE
966225BE BLACK DOWN-POINTING SMALL TRIANGLE
966325BF WHITE DOWN-POINTING SMALL TRIANGLE
966425C0 BLACK LEFT-POINTING TRIANGLE
966525C1 WHITE LEFT-POINTING TRIANGLE
966625C2 BLACK LEFT-POINTING SMALL TRIANGLE
966725C3 WHITE LEFT-POINTING SMALL TRIANGLE
966825C4 BLACK LEFT-POINTING POINTER (present in WGL4)
966925C5 WHITE LEFT-POINTING POINTER
967025C6 BLACK DIAMOND
967125C7 WHITE DIAMOND
967225C8 WHITE DIAMOND CONTAINING BLACK SMALL DIAMOND
967325C9 FISHEYE
967425CA◊LOZENGE (present in WGL4, in MacRoman, and in Symbol font)
967525CB WHITE CIRCLE (present in WGL4)
967625CC DOTTED CIRCLE
967725CD CIRCLE WITH VERTICAL FILL
967825CE BULLSEYE
967925CF BLACK CIRCLE (present in WGL4)
968025D0 CIRCLE WITH LEFT HALF BLACK
968125D1 CIRCLE WITH RIGHT HALF BLACK
968225D2 CIRCLE WITH LOWER HALF BLACK
968325D3 CIRCLE WITH UPPER HALF BLACK
968425D4 CIRCLE WITH UPPER RIGHT QUADRANT BLACK
968525D5 CIRCLE WITH ALL BUT UPPER LEFT QUADRANT BLACK
968625D6 LEFT HALF BLACK CIRCLE
968725D7 RIGHT HALF BLACK CIRCLE
968825D8 INVERSE BULLET (present in WGL4)
968925D9 INVERSE WHITE CIRCLE (present in WGL4)
969025DA UPPER HALF INVERSE WHITE CIRCLE
969125DB LOWER HALF INVERSE WHITE CIRCLE
969225DC UPPER LEFT QUADRANT CIRCULAR ARC
969325DD UPPER RIGHT QUADRANT CIRCULAR ARC
969425DE LOWER RIGHT QUADRANT CIRCULAR ARC
969525DF LOWER LEFT QUADRANT CIRCULAR ARC
969625E0 UPPER HALF CIRCLE
969725E1 LOWER HALF CIRCLE
969825E2 BLACK LOWER RIGHT TRIANGLE
969925E3 BLACK LOWER LEFT TRIANGLE
970025E4 BLACK UPPER LEFT TRIANGLE
970125E5 BLACK UPPER RIGHT TRIANGLE
970225E6 WHITE BULLET (present in WGL4)
970325E7 SQUARE WITH LEFT HALF BLACK
970425E8 SQUARE WITH RIGHT HALF BLACK
970525E9 SQUARE WITH UPPER LEFT DIAGONAL HALF BLACK
970625EA SQUARE WITH LOWER RIGHT DIAGONAL HALF BLACK
970725EB WHITE SQUARE WITH VERTICAL BISECTING LINE
970825EC WHITE UP-POINTING TRIANGLE WITH DOT
970925ED UP-POINTING TRIANGLE WITH LEFT HALF BLACK
971025EE UP-POINTING TRIANGLE WITH RIGHT HALF BLACK
971125EF LARGE CIRCLE
971225F0 WHITE SQUARE WITH UPPER LEFT QUADRANT
971325F1 WHITE SQUARE WITH LOWER LEFT QUADRANT
971425F2 WHITE SQUARE WITH LOWER RIGHT QUADRANT
971525F3 WHITE SQUARE WITH UPPER RIGHT QUADRANT
971625F4 WHITE CIRCLE WITH UPPER LEFT QUADRANT
971725F5 WHITE CIRCLE WITH LOWER LEFT QUADRANT
971825F6 WHITE CIRCLE WITH LOWER RIGHT QUADRANT
971925F7 WHITE CIRCLE WITH UPPER RIGHT QUADRANT
972025F8 UPPER LEFT TRIANGLE
972125F9 UPPER RIGHT TRIANGLE
972225FA LOWER LEFT TRIANGLE
972325FB WHITE MEDIUM SQUARE
972425FC BLACK MEDIUM SQUARE
972525FD WHITE MEDIUM SMALL SQUARE
972625FE BLACK MEDIUM SMALL SQUARE
972725FF LOWER RIGHT TRIANGLE

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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