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ASCII Character Representation

Unicode has symbols to represent ASCII unprintable characters.

ASCII Table of Unprintable Chars
DecimalHexAbbrUnicode
Symbol
Caret
Notation
C Escape
Syntax
Description
000NUL^@\0Null character
101SOH^AStart of Header
202STX^BStart of Text
303ETX^CEnd of Text
404EOT^DEnd of Transmission
505ENQ^EEnquiry
606ACK^FAcknowledgment
707BEL^G\aBell
808BS^H\bBackspace
909HT^I\tHorizontal Tab
100ALF^J\nLine feed
110BVT^K\vVertical Tab
120CFF^L\fForm feed
130DCR^M\rCarriage return
140ESO^NShift Out
150FSI^OShift In
1610DLE^PData Link Escape
1711DC1^QDevice Control 1 (oft. XON)
1812DC2^RDevice Control 2
1913DC3^SDevice Control 3 (oft. XOFF)
2014DC4^TDevice Control 4
2115NAK^UNegative Acknowledgment
2216SYN^VSynchronous Idle
2317ETB^WEnd of Trans. Block
2418CAN^XCancel
2519EM^YEnd of Medium
261ASUB^ZSubstitute
271BESC^[\eEscape
281CFS^\File Separator
291DGS^]Group Separator
301ERS^^Record Separator
311FUS^_Unit Separator
1277FDEL^?Delete
DecimalHexAbbrUnicode
Symbol
Caret
Notation
C Escape
Code
Description

Note that the caret notation is heavily used in emacs. Emacs: Newline Representations ^M ^J ^L.

Non-printable ASCII is also heavily used in unix terminal. See: Linux: Terminal Control Sequence Keys (tty, stty) ⌨

for complete ASCII table, see: ASCII Table

Whitespace Character Representation

Here are other character representation symbols. They are often used in text editor or word processor to indicate whitespace.

Tab

space · ˽

paragraph, section, newline. §

placeholder, replacement:

Sample usage: Emacs's whitespace-mode

Unicode: Keyboard Symbols ⌘ ⏎ ↹ ⌫ ❖ ⇞ ⇟

Unicode: Keyboard Symbols ⌘ ⏎ ↹ ⌫ ❖ ⇞ ⇟

misc character, editing

ƒ

Misc icons

Misc

checkmarks 𐄂

OCR; Bank Check Symbols; Magnetic Ink Character Recognition

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