Control Pictures

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Control Pictures
(64 code points)
Symbol setsControl code graphics
Assigned39 code points
Unused25 reserved code points
Unicode version history
1.0.037 (+37)
3.039 (+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)
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1.^ As of Unicode version 12.0
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 N1138 LaBonté, Alain (1995-01-30), Proposal to add new characters (Keyboard related) to 10646
N1203 Umamaheswaran, V. S.; Ksar, Mike (1995-05-03), "6.1.6", Unconfirmed minutes of SC2/WG2 Meeting 27, Geneva
L2/97-128 N1564 Paterson, Bruce (1997-05-15), Draft pDAM for various additional characters (the "holding bucket")
L2/97-288 N1603 Umamaheswaran, V. S. (1997-10-24), "7.3", Unconfirmed Meeting Minutes, WG 2 Meeting # 33, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, 20 June - 4 July 1997
L2/98-005R N1682 Text of ISO 10646 - AMD 22 for PDAM registration and PDAM ballot, 1997-12-17
L2/98-320 N1898 ISO/IEC 10646-1/FPDAM 22, AMENDMENT 22: Keyboard Symbols, 1998-10-22
N1897 Paterson, Bruce; Everson, Michael (1998-10-22), Disposition of Comments - FPDAM22 - Keyboard Symbols - SC2 N3191
L2/99-126 Paterson, Bruce (1999-04-14), Text for FDAM ballot ISO/IEC 10646 FDAM #22 - Keyboard symbols
U+2426 1 N1045 Defect Report on 10646 Repoertoire (Add ISO 2047symbols), 1994-08-01
N1203 Umamaheswaran, V. S.; Ksar, Mike (1995-05-03), "", Unconfirmed minutes of SC2/WG2 Meeting 27, Geneva
L2/98-004R N1681 Text of ISO 10646 - AMD 18 for PDAM registration and FPDAM ballot, 1997-12-22
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
L2/98-318 N1894 Revised text of 10646-1/FPDAM 18, AMENDMENT 18: Symbols and Others, 1998-10-22
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.