U+0009 CHARACTER TABULATION*

U+0009 was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (1993). It belongs to the block Basic Latin in the Basic Multilingual Plane.

This character is a Control and is commonly used, that is, in no specific script. The character is also known as CHARACTER TABULATION, horizontal tabulation (HT) and tab.

The glyph is not a composition. It has a Neutral East Asian Width. In bidirectional context it acts as Segment Separator and is not mirrored. In text U+0009 behaves as Break After regarding line breaks. It has type Sp for sentence and Other for word breaks. The Grapheme Cluster Break is Control.

Representations

System Representation
9
UTF-8 09
UTF-16 00 09
UTF-32 00 00 00 09
URL-Quoted %09
HTML-Escape 	
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake ␉
HTML-Escape 	
digraph HT
control CHARACTER TABULATION
control HORIZONTAL TABULATION
abbreviation HT
abbreviation TAB
alias CHARACTER TABULATION
alias horizontal tabulation (HT)
alias tab
Caret Notation ^I
C Escape \t

Elsewhere

Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na)
Unicode 1 Name (na1) CHARACTER TABULATION
Block (blk) ASCII
General Category (gc) Control
Script (sc) Common
Bidirectional Category (bc) Segment Separator
Combining Class (ccc) Not Reordered
Decomposition Type (dt) None
Decomposition Mapping (dm) ␉
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) ␉
Lowercase Mapping (lc) ␉
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) ␉
Uppercase Mapping (uc) ␉
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) ␉
Titlecase Mapping (tc) ␉
Case Folding (cf) ␉
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) ␉
Bidi Paired Bracket Type (bpt) None
Cased (Cased)
Composition Exclusion (CE)
Case Ignorable (CI)
Full Composition Exclusion (Comp_Ex)
Changes When Casefolded (CWCF)
Changes When Casemapped (CWCM)
Changes When NFKC Casefolded (CWKCF)
Changes When Lowercased (CWL)
Changes When Titlecased (CWT)
Changes When Uppercased (CWU)
Dash (Dash)
Deprecated (Dep)
Default Ignorable Code Point (DI)
Diacritic (Dia)
East Asian Width (ea) Neutral
Extender (Ext)
FC NFKC Closure (FC_NFKC) ␉
Grapheme Cluster Break (GCB) Control
Grapheme Base (Gr_Base)
Grapheme Extend (Gr_Ext)
Hex Digit (Hex)
Hangul Syllable Type (hst) Not Applicable
Hyphen (Hyphen)
ID Continue (IDC)
Ideographic (Ideo)
ID Start (IDS)
IDS Binary Operator (IDSB)
IDS Trinary Operator and (IDST)
InMC (InMC)
Indic Positional Category (InPC) NA
Indic Syllabic Category (InSC) Other
ISO 10646 Comment (isc)
Joining Group (jg) No_Joining_Group
Join Control (Join_C)
Jamo Short Name (JSN)
Joining Type (jt) Non Joining
Line Break (lb) Break After
Logical Order Exception (LOE)
Math (Math)
Noncharacter Code Point (NChar)
NFC Quick Check (NFC_QC) Yes
NFD Quick Check (NFD_QC) Yes
NFKC Casefold (NFKC_CF) ␉
NFKC Quick Check (NFKC_QC) Yes
NFKD Quick Check (NFKD_QC) Yes
Numeric Type (nt) None
Numeric Value (nv) NaN
Other Alphabetic (OAlpha)
Other Default Ignorable Code Point (ODI)
Other Grapheme Extend (OGr_Ext)
Other ID Continue (OIDC)
Other ID Start (OIDS)
Other Lowercase (OLower)
Other Math (OMath)
Other Uppercase (OUpper)
Pattern Syntax (Pat_Syn)
Pattern White Space (Pat_WS)
Quotation Mark (QMark)
Radical (Radical)
Sentence Break (SB) Sp
Simple Case Folding (scf) ␉
Script Extension (scx) Common
Soft Dotted (SD)
STerm (STerm)
Terminal Punctuation (Term)
Unified Ideograph (UIdeo)
Variation Selector (VS)
Word Break (WB) Other
White Space (WSpace)
XID Continue (XIDC)
XID Start (XIDS)
Expands On NFC (XO_NFC)
Expands On NFD (XO_NFD)
Expands On NFKC (XO_NFKC)
Expands On NFKD (XO_NFKD)