U+001B- escape emoji, u001B, u{001B}, emoticons

U+001B copy and paste

This code point first appeared in version 1.1 of the UnicodeĀ® Standard and belongs to the "Basic Latin" block which goes from 0x0 to 0x7F.

You can safely add this character in your html code with the entity: 

It is sometimes abbreviated as ESC.

As a control character, it can be referenced as ESCAPE.

You can use the u+001B copy pc button below.

Easy u+001B copy paste:

<  U+001A | U+001C  >

Unicode meta-data

The following table show specific meta-data that is known about this character.The u+001B name is escape emoji.

Codepoint (hex)001B, u001B
Character ageUnicode 1.1
Legacy name (Unicode 1.0)ESCAPE
Official name (Unicode 15.0)-
resolved nameescape
blockBasic Latin (ASCII)
common typosu+001B, u+100B

There are alternative spelling that can be found in the wild for the unicode character 001B like u 001B, (u+001B) or u +001B. You can also find u-001B, u*001B, un+001B, u001B, u=001B or c+001B. You can also spell it with u 001B unicode, u plus 001B, uncode 001B or unicode + 001B.

Its bidirectional class is "BN":Boundary Neutral (Default ignorables, non-characters, and control characters, other than those explicitly given other types.)

Glyphs and symbols in your browser

The following unicode chart presents different versions of the glyph corresponding to the unicode characters u+001B that are available on your computer.

In order to type this character easily, you may want to download and install a unicode Basic Latin keyboard.

Browser default

Missing glyph

A sample of fonts are used below to display whether the character has a glyph in this font or not.


Times New Roman

Courier New




Segoe UI Emoji

Microsoft Tai Le



Encodings (Unicode characters converter)

The following character table converter for +u001B allows you to see the value of the character in different encodings

encodinghexadecimaldecimal binary
UCS21B 00691200011011 00000000
UTF-16LE1B 00691200011011 00000000
UTF-16BE00 1B2700011011
UTF72B 41 42 73 2D18577846762900101011 01000001 01000010 01110011 00101101
UTF7-IMAP26 41 42 73 2D16430363114900100110 01000001 01000010 01110011 00101101

<  U+001A | U+001C  >

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