Technical information

Symbol
Nameleftwards arrow
Unicode numberU+2190
CategoryTriangle-headed arrows

Encoding

HTML Entity←
HTML Entity (hex)←
HTML Entity (named)
URL Escape Code%E2%86%90
UTF-8 (hex)0xE2 0x86 0x90
UTF-8 (binary)11100010:10000110:10010000
UTF-160x2190
UTF-320x00002190

Source Code

C, C++, and Java"\u2190"
CSS Code\2190
JavaScript"\u2190"
Perl\x{2190}
Python 2u"\u2190"
Python 3\u2190
Ruby\u{2190}

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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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>&#8592;</span>

            
span {
    content: "\2190";
}

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