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Glyph for U+007E
Source: Noto Sans

U+007E Tilde

U+007E 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 Math Symbol and is commonly used, that is, in no specific script.

The glyph is not a composition. It has a Narrow East Asian Width. In bidirectional context it acts as Other Neutral and is not mirrored. The glyph can, under circumstances, be confused with 8 other glyphs. In text U+007E behaves as Alphabetic regarding line breaks. It has type Other for sentence and Other for word breaks. The Grapheme Cluster Break is Any.

The CLDR project labels this character “tilde” for use in screen reading software.

The Wikipedia has the following information about this codepoint:

The tilde () ˜ or ~, is a grapheme with a number of uses. The name of the character came into English from Spanish, which in turn came from the Latin titulus, meaning "title" or "superscription". Its primary use is as a diacritic (accent) in combination with a base letter but, for historical reasons, it is also used in standalone form within a variety of contexts.


System Representation
UTF-8 7E
UTF-16 00 7E
UTF-32 00 00 00 7E
URL-Quoted %7E
HTML hex reference ~
LATEX \textasciitilde
AGL: Latin-1 asciitilde
AGL: Latin-2 asciitilde
AGL: Latin-3 asciitilde
AGL: Latin-4 asciitilde
AGL: Latin-5 asciitilde
Adobe Glyph List asciitilde
digraph '?

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Complete Record

Property Value
Age 1.1 (1993)
Unicode Name TILDE
Unicode 1 Name
Block Basic Latin
General Category Math Symbol
Script Common
Bidirectional Category Other Neutral
Combining Class Not Reordered
Decomposition Type None
Decomposition Mapping Glyph for U+007E Tilde
Simple Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+007E Tilde
Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+007E Tilde
Simple Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+007E Tilde
Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+007E Tilde
Simple Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+007E Tilde
Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+007E Tilde
Case Folding Glyph for U+007E Tilde
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+007E Tilde
Grapheme Cluster Break Any
Grapheme Base
Grapheme Extend
Grapheme Link
Hex Digit
ID Continue
ID Start
IDS Binary Operator
IDS Trinary Operator and
ID_Compat_Math_Continue 0
ID_Compat_Math_Start 0
InCB None
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+007E Tilde
NFKC Quick Check Yes
NFKC_SCF Glyph for U+007E Tilde
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+007E Tilde
Bidi Paired Bracket Type None
East Asian Width Narrow
Hangul Syllable Type Not Applicable
ISO 10646 Comment
Joining Group No_Joining_Group
Joining Type Non Joining
Line Break Alphabetic
Numeric Type None
Numeric Value not a number
Simple Case Folding Glyph for U+007E Tilde
Script Extension
Vertical Orientation R