Control Pictures

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Control Pictures
Range U+2400..U+243F
(64 code points)
Plane BMP
Scripts Common
Symbol sets Control code graphics
Assigned 39 code points
Unused 25 reserved code points
Unicode version history
1.0.0 37 (+37)
3.0 39 (+2)
Note: [1][2]

Control Pictures is a Unicode block containing characters for graphically representing the C0 control codes, and other control characters.


Control Pictures[1][2]
Official Unicode Consortium code chart (PDF)
  0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 A B C D E F
1.^ As of Unicode version 11.0
2.^ Grey areas indicate non-assigned code points


The following Unicode-related documents record the purpose and process of defining specific characters in the Control Pictures block:

Version Final code points[a] Count L2 ID WG2 ID Document
1.0.0 U+2400..2424 37 (to be determined)
3.0 U+2425 1 (to be determined)
U+2426 1 N1875 Defect Report on REVERSED QUESTION MARK in FPDAM 18, 1998-09-22 
L2/98-312 Whistler, Ken (1998-09-29), "Resolution M35.1", Resolutions from SC2/WG2 meeting in London with comments from Ken Whistler 
L2/98-389R Aliprand, Joan, "RESOLUTION M35.1", Consent docket re WG2 Resolutions at its Meeting #35 
L2/99-010 N1903 Umamaheswaran, V. S. (1998-12-30), "6.7.3", Minutes of WG 2 meeting 35, London, U.K.; 1998-09-21--25 
  1. ^ Proposed code points and characters names may differ from final code points and names

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Unicode character database". The Unicode Standard. Retrieved 2016-07-09. 
  2. ^ "Enumerated Versions of The Unicode Standard". The Unicode Standard. Retrieved 2016-07-09.