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| colspan="17" style="background:#F8F8F8;font-size:small"| '''Dingbats'''
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|-
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| style="background:#F8F8F8;font-size:small"| U+270x
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| title="reserved" bgcolor="#CCCCCC" |
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| title="U+2701: UPPER BLADE SCISSORS" | ✁
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| title="U+2702: BLACK SCISSORS" | ✂
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| title="U+2703: LOWER BLADE SCISSORS" | ✃
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| title="U+2704: WHITE SCISSORS" | ✄
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| title="U+2705: WHITE HEAVY CHECK MARK" | ✅
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| title="U+2706: TELEPHONE LOCATION SIGN" | ✆
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| title="U+2707: TAPE DRIVE" | ✇
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| title="U+2708: AIRPLANE" | ✈
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| title="U+2709: ENVELOPE" | ✉
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| title="U+270A: RAISED FIST" | ✊
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| title="U+270B: RAISED HAND" | ✋
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| title="U+270C: VICTORY HAND" | ✌
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| title="U+270D: WRITING HAND" | ✍
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| title="U+270E: LOWER RIGHT PENCIL" | ✎
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| title="U+270F: PENCIL" | ✏
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|-
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| style="background:#F8F8F8;font-size:small"| U+271x
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| title="U+2710: UPPER RIGHT PENCIL" | ✐
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| title="U+2711: WHITE NIB" | ✑
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| title="U+2712: BLACK NIB" | ✒
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| title="U+2713: CHECK MARK" | ✓
 +
| title="U+2714: HEAVY CHECK MARK" | ✔
 +
| title="U+2715: MULTIPLICATION X" | ✕
 +
| title="U+2716: HEAVY MULTIPLICATION X" | ✖
 +
| title="U+2717: BALLOT X" | ✗
 +
| title="U+2718: HEAVY BALLOT X" | ✘
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| title="U+2719: OUTLINED GREEK CROSS" | ✙
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| title="U+271A: HEAVY GREEK CROSS" | ✚
 +
| title="U+271B: OPEN CENTRE CROSS" | ✛
 +
| title="U+271C: HEAVY OPEN CENTRE CROSS" | ✜
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| title="U+271D: LATIN CROSS" | ✝
 +
| title="U+271E: SHADOWED WHITE LATIN CROSS" | ✞
 +
| title="U+271F: OUTLINED LATIN CROSS" | ✟
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|-
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| style="background:#F8F8F8;font-size:small"| U+272x
 +
| title="U+2720: MALTESE CROSS" | ✠
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| title="U+2721: STAR OF DAVID" | ✡
 +
| title="U+2722: FOUR TEARDROP-SPOKED ASTERISK" | ✢
 +
| title="U+2723: FOUR BALLOON-SPOKED ASTERISK" | ✣
 +
| title="U+2724: HEAVY FOUR BALLOON-SPOKED ASTERISK" | ✤
 +
| title="U+2725: FOUR CLUB-SPOKED ASTERISK" | ✥
 +
| title="U+2726: BLACK FOUR POINTED STAR" | ✦
 +
| title="U+2727: WHITE FOUR POINTED STAR" | ✧
 +
| title="U+2728: SPARKLES" | ✨
 +
| title="U+2729: STRESS OUTLINED WHITE STAR" | ✩
 +
| title="U+272A: CIRCLED WHITE STAR" | ✪
 +
| title="U+272B: OPEN CENTRE BLACK STAR" | ✫
 +
| title="U+272C: BLACK CENTRE WHITE STAR" | ✬
 +
| title="U+272D: OUTLINED BLACK STAR" | ✭
 +
| title="U+272E: HEAVY OUTLINED BLACK STAR" | ✮
 +
| title="U+272F: PINWHEEL STAR" | ✯
 +
|-
 +
| style="background:#F8F8F8;font-size:small"| U+273x
 +
| title="U+2730: SHADOWED WHITE STAR" | ✰
 +
| title="U+2731: HEAVY ASTERISK" | ✱
 +
| title="U+2732: OPEN CENTRE ASTERISK" | ✲
 +
| title="U+2733: EIGHT SPOKED ASTERISK" | ✳
 +
| title="U+2734: EIGHT POINTED BLACK STAR" | ✴
 +
| title="U+2735: EIGHT POINTED PINWHEEL STAR" | ✵
 +
| title="U+2736: SIX POINTED BLACK STAR" | ✶
 +
| title="U+2737: EIGHT POINTED RECTILINEAR BLACK STAR" | ✷
 +
| title="U+2738: HEAVY EIGHT POINTED RECTILINEAR BLACK STAR" | ✸
 +
| title="U+2739: TWELVE POINTED BLACK STAR" | ✹
 +
| title="U+273A: SIXTEEN POINTED ASTERISK" | ✺
 +
| title="U+273B: TEARDROP-SPOKED ASTERISK" | ✻
 +
| title="U+273C: OPEN CENTRE TEARDROP-SPOKED ASTERISK" | ✼
 +
| title="U+273D: HEAVY TEARDROP-SPOKED ASTERISK" | ✽
 +
| title="U+273E: SIX PETALLED BLACK AND WHITE FLORETTE" | ✾
 +
| title="U+273F: BLACK FLORETTE" | ✿
 +
|-
 +
| style="background:#F8F8F8;font-size:small"| U+274x
 +
| title="U+2740: WHITE FLORETTE" | ❀
 +
| title="U+2741: EIGHT PETALLED OUTLINED BLACK FLORETTE" | ❁
 +
| title="U+2742: CIRCLED OPEN CENTRE EIGHT POINTED STAR" | ❂
 +
| title="U+2743: HEAVY TEARDROP-SPOKED PINWHEEL ASTERISK" | ❃
 +
| title="U+2744: SNOWFLAKE" | ❄
 +
| title="U+2745: TIGHT TRIFOLIATE SNOWFLAKE" | ❅
 +
| title="U+2746: HEAVY CHEVRON SNOWFLAKE" | ❆
 +
| title="U+2747: SPARKLE" | ❇
 +
| title="U+2748: HEAVY SPARKLE" | ❈
 +
| title="U+2749: BALLOON-SPOKED ASTERISK" | ❉
 +
| title="U+274A: EIGHT TEARDROP-SPOKED PROPELLER ASTERISK" | ❊
 +
| title="U+274B: HEAVY EIGHT TEARDROP-SPOKED PROPELLER ASTERISK" | ❋
 +
| title="U+274C: CROSS MARK" | ❌
 +
| title="U+274D: SHADOWED WHITE CIRCLE" | ❍
 +
| title="U+274E: NEGATIVE SQUARED CROSS MARK" | ❎
 +
| title="U+274F: LOWER RIGHT DROP-SHADOWED WHITE SQUARE" | ❏
 +
|-
 +
| style="background:#F8F8F8;font-size:small"| U+275x
 +
| title="U+2750: UPPER RIGHT DROP-SHADOWED WHITE SQUARE" | ❐
 +
| title="U+2751: LOWER RIGHT SHADOWED WHITE SQUARE" | ❑
 +
| title="U+2752: UPPER RIGHT SHADOWED WHITE SQUARE" | ❒
 +
| title="U+2753: BLACK QUESTION MARK ORNAMENT" | ❓
 +
| title="U+2754: WHITE QUESTION MARK ORNAMENT" | ❔
 +
| title="U+2755: WHITE EXCLAMATION MARK ORNAMENT" | ❕
 +
| title="U+2756: BLACK DIAMOND MINUS WHITE X" | ❖
 +
| title="U+2757: HEAVY EXCLAMATION MARK SYMBOL" | ❗
 +
| title="U+2758: LIGHT VERTICAL BAR" | ❘
 +
| title="U+2759: MEDIUM VERTICAL BAR" | ❙
 +
| title="U+275A: HEAVY VERTICAL BAR" | ❚
 +
| title="U+275B: HEAVY SINGLE TURNED COMMA QUOTATION MARK ORNAMENT" | ❛
 +
| title="U+275C: HEAVY SINGLE COMMA QUOTATION MARK ORNAMENT" | ❜
 +
| title="U+275D: HEAVY DOUBLE TURNED COMMA QUOTATION MARK ORNAMENT" | ❝
 +
| title="U+275E: HEAVY DOUBLE COMMA QUOTATION MARK ORNAMENT" | ❞
 +
| title="U+275F: HEAVY LOW SINGLE COMMA QUOTATION MARK ORNAMENT" | ❟
 +
|-
 +
| style="background:#F8F8F8;font-size:small"| U+276x
 +
| title="U+2760: HEAVY LOW DOUBLE COMMA QUOTATION MARK ORNAMENT" | ❠
 +
| title="U+2761: CURVED STEM PARAGRAPH SIGN ORNAMENT" | ❡
 +
| title="U+2762: HEAVY EXCLAMATION MARK ORNAMENT" | ❢
 +
| title="U+2763: HEAVY HEART EXCLAMATION MARK ORNAMENT" | ❣
 +
| title="U+2764: HEAVY BLACK HEART" | ❤
 +
| title="U+2765: ROTATED HEAVY BLACK HEART BULLET" | ❥
 +
| title="U+2766: FLORAL HEART" | ❦
 +
| title="U+2767: ROTATED FLORAL HEART BULLET" | ❧
 +
| title="U+2768: MEDIUM LEFT PARENTHESIS ORNAMENT" | ❨
 +
| title="U+2769: MEDIUM RIGHT PARENTHESIS ORNAMENT" | ❩
 +
| title="U+276A: MEDIUM FLATTENED LEFT PARENTHESIS ORNAMENT" | ❪
 +
| title="U+276B: MEDIUM FLATTENED RIGHT PARENTHESIS ORNAMENT" | ❫
 +
| title="U+276C: MEDIUM LEFT-POINTING ANGLE BRACKET ORNAMENT" | ❬
 +
| title="U+276D: MEDIUM RIGHT-POINTING ANGLE BRACKET ORNAMENT" | ❭
 +
| title="U+276E: HEAVY LEFT-POINTING ANGLE QUOTATION MARK ORNAMENT" | ❮
 +
| title="U+276F: HEAVY RIGHT-POINTING ANGLE QUOTATION MARK ORNAMENT" | ❯
 +
|-
 +
| style="background:#F8F8F8;font-size:small"| U+277x
 +
| title="U+2770: HEAVY LEFT-POINTING ANGLE BRACKET ORNAMENT" | ❰
 +
| title="U+2771: HEAVY RIGHT-POINTING ANGLE BRACKET ORNAMENT" | ❱
 +
| title="U+2772: LIGHT LEFT TORTOISE SHELL BRACKET ORNAMENT" | ❲
 +
| title="U+2773: LIGHT RIGHT TORTOISE SHELL BRACKET ORNAMENT" | ❳
 +
| title="U+2774: MEDIUM LEFT CURLY BRACKET ORNAMENT" | ❴
 +
| title="U+2775: MEDIUM RIGHT CURLY BRACKET ORNAMENT" | ❵
 +
| title="U+2776: DINGBAT NEGATIVE CIRCLED DIGIT ONE" | ❶
 +
| title="U+2777: DINGBAT NEGATIVE CIRCLED DIGIT TWO" | ❷
 +
| title="U+2778: DINGBAT NEGATIVE CIRCLED DIGIT THREE" | ❸
 +
| title="U+2779: DINGBAT NEGATIVE CIRCLED DIGIT FOUR" | ❹
 +
| title="U+277A: DINGBAT NEGATIVE CIRCLED DIGIT FIVE" | ❺
 +
| title="U+277B: DINGBAT NEGATIVE CIRCLED DIGIT SIX" | ❻
 +
| title="U+277C: DINGBAT NEGATIVE CIRCLED DIGIT SEVEN" | ❼
 +
| title="U+277D: DINGBAT NEGATIVE CIRCLED DIGIT EIGHT" | ❽
 +
| title="U+277E: DINGBAT NEGATIVE CIRCLED DIGIT NINE" | ❾
 +
| title="U+277F: DINGBAT NEGATIVE CIRCLED NUMBER TEN" | ❿
 +
|-
 +
| style="background:#F8F8F8;font-size:small"| U+278x
 +
| title="U+2780: DINGBAT CIRCLED SANS-SERIF DIGIT ONE" | ➀
 +
| title="U+2781: DINGBAT CIRCLED SANS-SERIF DIGIT TWO" | ➁
 +
| title="U+2782: DINGBAT CIRCLED SANS-SERIF DIGIT THREE" | ➂
 +
| title="U+2783: DINGBAT CIRCLED SANS-SERIF DIGIT FOUR" | ➃
 +
| title="U+2784: DINGBAT CIRCLED SANS-SERIF DIGIT FIVE" | ➄
 +
| title="U+2785: DINGBAT CIRCLED SANS-SERIF DIGIT SIX" | ➅
 +
| title="U+2786: DINGBAT CIRCLED SANS-SERIF DIGIT SEVEN" | ➆
 +
| title="U+2787: DINGBAT CIRCLED SANS-SERIF DIGIT EIGHT" | ➇
 +
| title="U+2788: DINGBAT CIRCLED SANS-SERIF DIGIT NINE" | ➈
 +
| title="U+2789: DINGBAT CIRCLED SANS-SERIF NUMBER TEN" | ➉
 +
| title="U+278A: DINGBAT NEGATIVE CIRCLED SANS-SERIF DIGIT ONE" | ➊
 +
| title="U+278B: DINGBAT NEGATIVE CIRCLED SANS-SERIF DIGIT TWO" | ➋
 +
| title="U+278C: DINGBAT NEGATIVE CIRCLED SANS-SERIF DIGIT THREE" | ➌
 +
| title="U+278D: DINGBAT NEGATIVE CIRCLED SANS-SERIF DIGIT FOUR" | ➍
 +
| title="U+278E: DINGBAT NEGATIVE CIRCLED SANS-SERIF DIGIT FIVE" | ➎
 +
| title="U+278F: DINGBAT NEGATIVE CIRCLED SANS-SERIF DIGIT SIX" | ➏
 +
|-
 +
| style="background:#F8F8F8;font-size:small"| U+279x
 +
| title="U+2790: DINGBAT NEGATIVE CIRCLED SANS-SERIF DIGIT SEVEN" | ➐
 +
| title="U+2791: DINGBAT NEGATIVE CIRCLED SANS-SERIF DIGIT EIGHT" | ➑
 +
| title="U+2792: DINGBAT NEGATIVE CIRCLED SANS-SERIF DIGIT NINE" | ➒
 +
| title="U+2793: DINGBAT NEGATIVE CIRCLED SANS-SERIF NUMBER TEN" | ➓
 +
| title="U+2794: HEAVY WIDE-HEADED RIGHTWARDS ARROW" | ➔
 +
| title="U+2795: HEAVY PLUS SIGN" | ➕
 +
| title="U+2796: HEAVY MINUS SIGN" | ➖
 +
| title="U+2797: HEAVY DIVISION SIGN" | ➗
 +
| title="U+2798: HEAVY SOUTH EAST ARROW" | ➘
 +
| title="U+2799: HEAVY RIGHTWARDS ARROW" | ➙
 +
| title="U+279A: HEAVY NORTH EAST ARROW" | ➚
 +
| title="U+279B: DRAFTING POINT RIGHTWARDS ARROW" | ➛
 +
| title="U+279C: HEAVY ROUND-TIPPED RIGHTWARDS ARROW" | ➜
 +
| title="U+279D: TRIANGLE-HEADED RIGHTWARDS ARROW" | ➝
 +
| title="U+279E: HEAVY TRIANGLE-HEADED RIGHTWARDS ARROW" | ➞
 +
| title="U+279F: DASHED TRIANGLE-HEADED RIGHTWARDS ARROW" | ➟
 +
|-
 +
| style="background:#F8F8F8;font-size:small"| U+27Ax
 +
| title="U+27A0: HEAVY DASHED TRIANGLE-HEADED RIGHTWARDS ARROW" | ➠
 +
| title="U+27A1: BLACK RIGHTWARDS ARROW" | ➡
 +
| title="U+27A2: THREE-D TOP-LIGHTED RIGHTWARDS ARROWHEAD" | ➢
 +
| title="U+27A3: THREE-D BOTTOM-LIGHTED RIGHTWARDS ARROWHEAD" | ➣
 +
| title="U+27A4: BLACK RIGHTWARDS ARROWHEAD" | ➤
 +
| title="U+27A5: HEAVY BLACK CURVED DOWNWARDS AND RIGHTWARDS ARROW" | ➥
 +
| title="U+27A6: HEAVY BLACK CURVED UPWARDS AND RIGHTWARDS ARROW" | ➦
 +
| title="U+27A7: SQUAT BLACK RIGHTWARDS ARROW" | ➧
 +
| title="U+27A8: HEAVY CONCAVE-POINTED BLACK RIGHTWARDS ARROW" | ➨
 +
| title="U+27A9: RIGHT-SHADED WHITE RIGHTWARDS ARROW" | ➩
 +
| title="U+27AA: LEFT-SHADED WHITE RIGHTWARDS ARROW" | ➪
 +
| title="U+27AB: BACK-TILTED SHADOWED WHITE RIGHTWARDS ARROW" | ➫
 +
| title="U+27AC: FRONT-TILTED SHADOWED WHITE RIGHTWARDS ARROW" | ➬
 +
| title="U+27AD: HEAVY LOWER RIGHT-SHADOWED WHITE RIGHTWARDS ARROW" | ➭
 +
| title="U+27AE: HEAVY UPPER RIGHT-SHADOWED WHITE RIGHTWARDS ARROW" | ➮
 +
| title="U+27AF: NOTCHED LOWER RIGHT-SHADOWED WHITE RIGHTWARDS ARROW" | ➯
 +
|-
 +
| style="background:#F8F8F8;font-size:small"| U+27Bx
 +
| title="U+27B0: CURLY LOOP" | ➰
 +
| title="U+27B1: NOTCHED UPPER RIGHT-SHADOWED WHITE RIGHTWARDS ARROW" | ➱
 +
| title="U+27B2: CIRCLED HEAVY WHITE RIGHTWARDS ARROW" | ➲
 +
| title="U+27B3: WHITE-FEATHERED RIGHTWARDS ARROW" | ➳
 +
| title="U+27B4: BLACK-FEATHERED SOUTH EAST ARROW" | ➴
 +
| title="U+27B5: BLACK-FEATHERED RIGHTWARDS ARROW" | ➵
 +
| title="U+27B6: BLACK-FEATHERED NORTH EAST ARROW" | ➶
 +
| title="U+27B7: HEAVY BLACK-FEATHERED SOUTH EAST ARROW" | ➷
 +
| title="U+27B8: HEAVY BLACK-FEATHERED RIGHTWARDS ARROW" | ➸
 +
| title="U+27B9: HEAVY BLACK-FEATHERED NORTH EAST ARROW" | ➹
 +
| title="U+27BA: TEARDROP-BARBED RIGHTWARDS ARROW" | ➺
 +
| title="U+27BB: HEAVY TEARDROP-SHANKED RIGHTWARDS ARROW" | ➻
 +
| title="U+27BC: WEDGE-TAILED RIGHTWARDS ARROW" | ➼
 +
| title="U+27BD: HEAVY WEDGE-TAILED RIGHTWARDS ARROW" | ➽
 +
| title="U+27BE: OPEN-OUTLINED RIGHTWARDS ARROW" | ➾
 +
| title="U+27BF: DOUBLE CURLY LOOP" | ➿
 +
|-
 +
| colspan="17" style="background:#F8F8F8;font-size:small;text-align:left"| '''Notes'''
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:1. As of Unicode version 6.1
 
|}
 
|}
  
* → ➿ ➙ ➜ arrows pointing to the right
 
* ← arrow pointing to the left
 
* U+2713 ✓ check mark
 
* U+2714 ✔ heavy check mark
 
* U+2610 ☐ ballot box
 
* U+2611 ☑ ballot box with check
 
* U+2717 ✗ BALLOT X (cross)
 
* U+2718 ✘ HEAVY BALLOT X (bold cross)
 
* U+2610 ☐ BALLOT BOX (square)
 
* U+2612 ☒ BALLOT BOX WITH X (square with cross)
 
 
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* [http://unicode.org/cldr/utility/character.jsp unicode DB]
 
* [http://unicode.org/cldr/utility/character.jsp unicode DB]

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Dingbats
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U+271x
U+272x
U+273x
U+274x
U+275x
U+276x
U+277x
U+278x
U+279x
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