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Miscellaneous Symbols and Arrows is a Unicode block containing arrows and geometric shapes with various fills.

Miscellaneous Symbols and Arrows
RangeU+2B00..U+2BFF
(256 code points)
PlaneBMP
ScriptsCommon
Symbol setsArrows
Filled shapes
Assigned252 code points
Unused4 reserved code points
Unicode version history
4.014 (+14)
4.120 (+6)
5.031 (+11)
5.182 (+51)
5.287 (+5)
7.0202 (+115)
8.0206 (+4)
10.0207 (+1)
11.0250 (+43)
12.0252 (+2)
Note: [1][2]

BlockEdit

Miscellaneous Symbols and Arrows[1][2]
Official Unicode Consortium code chart (PDF)
  0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 A B C D E F
U+2B0x
U+2B1x
U+2B2x
U+2B3x ⬿
U+2B4x
U+2B5x
U+2B6x
U+2B7x ⭿
U+2B8x
U+2B9x
U+2BAx
U+2BBx ⮿
U+2BCx
U+2BDx
U+2BEx
U+2BFx ⯿
Notes
1.^ As of Unicode version 12.0
2.^ Grey areas indicate non-assigned code points

EmojiEdit

The Miscellaneous Symbols and Arrows block contains seven emoji: U+2B05–U+2B07, U+2B1B–U+2B1C, U+2B50 and U+2B55.[3][4]

The block has fourteen standardized variants defined to specify emoji-style (U+FE0F VS16) or text presentation (U+FE0E VS15) for the seven emoji.[5]

Emoji variation sequences
U+ 2B05 2B06 2B07 2B1B 2B1C 2B50 2B55
default presentation text text text emoji emoji emoji emoji
base code point
base+VS15 (text) ⬅︎ ⬆︎ ⬇︎ ⬛︎ ⬜︎ ⭐︎ ⭕︎
base+VS16 (emoji) ⬅️ ⬆️ ⬇️ ⬛️ ⬜️ ⭐️ ⭕️

HistoryEdit

The following Unicode-related documents record the purpose and process of defining specific characters in the Miscellaneous Symbols and Arrows block:

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Unicode character database". The Unicode Standard. Retrieved 2016-07-09.
  2. ^ "Enumerated Versions of The Unicode Standard". The Unicode Standard. Retrieved 2016-07-09.
  3. ^ "UTR #51: Unicode Emoji". Unicode Consortium. 2019-02-04.
  4. ^ "UCD: Emoji Data for UTR #51". Unicode Consortium. 2019-01-15.
  5. ^ "UTS #51 Emoji Variation Sequences". The Unicode Consortium.