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Technical information

Symbol
Namebackspace
Unicode numberU+0008
CategoryASCII Table1. ASCII control characters

Encoding

HTML Entity
HTML Entity (hex)
URL Escape Code%08
UTF-8 (hex)0x08
UTF-8 (binary)00001000
UTF-160x0008
UTF-320x00000008

Source Code

C, C++, and Java"\u0008"
CSS Code\0008
JavaScript"\u0008"
Perl\x{0008}
Python 2u"\u0008"
Python 3\u0008
Ruby\u{0008}

Preview

This Unicode character looks like this  in sentence and in bold like this  and in italic like this .

Font size:


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28px

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48px

72px

CSS Property: font-weight


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HTML Forms and Input

input
Disabled input

input-group
select
button
button

Code examples in HTML and CSS

<span>&#8;</span>

            
span {
    content: "\0008";
}

The symbol in different fonts


-apple-system

Apple Color Emoji

Arial

BlinkMacSystemFont

Courier New

Georgia

Droid Sans

Helvetica

Noto Sans

Oxygen

Roboto

"Segoe UI"

sans-serif

Segoe UI Emoji

Segoe UI Symbol

system-ui

Times New Roman

Ubuntu

Verdana

References