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Technical information

Symbol*
Nameasterisk
Unicode numberU+002A
CategoryAsteriskASCII Table2. ASCII punctuation and symbols

Encoding

HTML Entity*
HTML Entity (hex)*
HTML Entity (named)*
URL Escape Code%2A
UTF-8 (hex)0x2A
UTF-8 (binary)00101010
UTF-160x002A
UTF-320x0000002A

Source Code

C, C++, and Java"\u002A"
CSS Code\002A
JavaScript"\u002A"
Perl\x{002A}
Python 2u"\u002A"
Python 3\u002A
Ruby\u{002A}

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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12px
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16px
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20px
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28px
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36px
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48px
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72px

CSS Property: font-weight

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HTML Forms and Input

input
Disabled input
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input-group
select
button
button

Code examples in HTML and CSS

<span>&#42;</span>

            
span {
    content: "\002A";
}

The symbol in different fonts

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-apple-system
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Apple Color Emoji
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Arial
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BlinkMacSystemFont
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Courier New
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Georgia
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Droid Sans
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Helvetica
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Noto Sans
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Oxygen
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Roboto
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"Segoe UI"
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sans-serif
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Segoe UI Emoji
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Segoe UI Symbol
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system-ui
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Times New Roman
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Ubuntu
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Verdana

References