U+00A0 was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (1993). It belongs to the block Latin-1 Supplement in the Basic Multilingual Plane.

This character is a Space Separator and is commonly used, that is, in no specific script.

The glyph is a Nobreak composition of the glyphs  . It has a Neutral East Asian Width. In bidirectional context it acts as Common Separator and is not mirrored. The glyph can, under circumstances, be confused with 20 other glyphs. In text U+00A0 behaves as Glue regarding line breaks. It has type Sp for sentence and Other for word breaks. The Grapheme Cluster Break is Any.


System Representation
UTF-8 C2 A0
UTF-16 00 A0
UTF-32 00 00 00 A0
URL-Quoted %C2%A0
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake  
digraph NS
abbreviation NBSP
LaTeX ~
Encoding: IBM866 (hex bytes) FF
Encoding: ISO-8859-10 (hex bytes) A0
Encoding: ISO-8859-13 (hex bytes) A0
Encoding: ISO-8859-14 (hex bytes) A0
Encoding: ISO-8859-15 (hex bytes) A0
Encoding: ISO-8859-16 (hex bytes) A0
Encoding: ISO-8859-2 (hex bytes) A0
Encoding: ISO-8859-3 (hex bytes) A0
Encoding: ISO-8859-4 (hex bytes) A0
Encoding: ISO-8859-5 (hex bytes) A0
Encoding: ISO-8859-6 (hex bytes) A0
Encoding: ISO-8859-7 (hex bytes) A0
Encoding: ISO-8859-8 (hex bytes) A0
Encoding: KOI8-R (hex bytes) 9A
Encoding: KOI8-U (hex bytes) 9A
Encoding: MACINTOSH (hex bytes) CA
Encoding: WINDOWS-1250 (hex bytes) A0
Encoding: WINDOWS-1251 (hex bytes) A0
Encoding: WINDOWS-1252 (hex bytes) A0
Encoding: WINDOWS-1253 (hex bytes) A0
Encoding: WINDOWS-1254 (hex bytes) A0
Encoding: WINDOWS-1255 (hex bytes) A0
Encoding: WINDOWS-1256 (hex bytes) A0
Encoding: WINDOWS-1257 (hex bytes) A0
Encoding: WINDOWS-1258 (hex bytes) A0
Encoding: WINDOWS-874 (hex bytes) A0
Encoding: X-MAC-CYRILLIC (hex bytes) CA

Related Characters




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Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) NO-BREAK SPACE
Unicode 1 Name (na1) NON-BREAKING SPACE
Block (blk) Latin_1_Sup
General Category (gc) Space Separator
Script (sc) Common
Bidirectional Category (bc) Common Separator
Combining Class (ccc) Not Reordered
Decomposition Type (dt) Nobreak
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) Any
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)
Indic Positional Category (InPC) NA
Indic Syllabic Category (InSC) Consonant_Placeholder
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) Glue
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) No
NFKD Quick Check (NFKD_QC) No
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)