Home U+0000 to U+007F Basic Latin
Glyph for U+001A
Source: Noto Sans Symbols2

U+001A Substitute *

U+001A was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (1993). It belongs to the block U+0000 to U+007F Basic Latin in the U+0000 to U+FFFF Basic Multilingual Plane.

This character is a Control and is commonly used, that is, in no specific script. The character is also known as SUBSTITUTE.

The glyph is not a composition. It has a Neutral East Asian Width. In bidirectional context it acts as Boundary Neutral and is not mirrored. In text U+001A behaves as Combining Mark regarding line breaks. It has type Other for sentence and Other for word breaks. The Grapheme Cluster Break is Control.


System Representation
UTF-8 1A
UTF-16 00 1A
UTF-32 00 00 00 1A
URL-Quoted %1A
HTML hex reference 
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake ␚
Caret Notation ^Z
abbreviation SUB
Adobe Glyph List controlSUB
digraph SB


Complete Record

Property Value
Age 1.1 (1993)
Unicode Name
Unicode 1 Name SUBSTITUTE
Block Basic Latin
General Category Control
Script Common
Bidirectional Category Boundary Neutral
Combining Class Not Reordered
Decomposition Type None
Decomposition Mapping Glyph for U+001A Substitute*
Simple Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+001A Substitute*
Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+001A Substitute*
Simple Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+001A Substitute*
Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+001A Substitute*
Simple Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+001A Substitute*
Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+001A Substitute*
Case Folding Glyph for U+001A Substitute*
ASCII Hex Digit
Bidi Control
Bidi Mirrored
Composition Exclusion
Case Ignorable
Changes When Casefolded
Changes When Casemapped
Changes When NFKC Casefolded
Changes When Lowercased
Changes When Titlecased
Changes When Uppercased
Full Composition Exclusion
Default Ignorable Code Point
Emoji Modifier Base
Emoji Component
Emoji Modifier
Emoji Presentation
Extended Pictographic
FC NFKC Closure Glyph for U+001A Substitute*
Grapheme Cluster Break Control
Grapheme Base
Grapheme Extend
Grapheme Link
Hex Digit
ID Continue
ID Start
IDS Binary Operator
IDS Trinary Operator and
Indic Mantra Category
Indic Positional Category NA
Indic Syllabic Category Other
Jamo Short Name
Join Control
Logical Order Exception
Noncharacter Code Point
NFC Quick Check Yes
NFD Quick Check Yes
NFKC Casefold Glyph for U+001A Substitute*
NFKC Quick Check Yes
NFKD Quick Check Yes
Other Alphabetic
Other Default Ignorable Code Point
Other Grapheme Extend
Other ID Continue
Other ID Start
Other Lowercase
Other Math
Other Uppercase
Prepended Concatenation Mark
Pattern Syntax
Pattern White Space
Quotation Mark
Regional Indicator
Sentence Break Other
Soft Dotted
Sentence Terminal
Terminal Punctuation
Unified Ideograph
Variation Selector
Word Break Other
White Space
XID Continue
XID Start
Expands On NFC
Expands On NFD
Expands On NFKC
Expands On NFKD
Bidi Paired Bracket Glyph for U+001A Substitute*
Bidi Paired Bracket Type None
East Asian Width Neutral
Hangul Syllable Type Not Applicable
ISO 10646 Comment
Joining Group No_Joining_Group
Joining Type Non Joining
Line Break Combining Mark
Numeric Type None
Numeric Value not a number
Simple Case Folding Glyph for U+001A Substitute*
Script Extension
Vertical Orientation R