: Unicode character recognition.

Unicode character information


Displayed on your computer as: :
(if the character is not rendered properly, you may not have the appropriate fonts)

Unicode name: Colon
Alternative names: Codepoint (hexadecimal): 0x003A
Codepoint (decimal): 58
In unicode block: Basic Latin

Html entities:

: or :

Character input:

There is no universal input system for Unicode characters. But you can use the system specific input methods below.

WindowsHold down Alt and press + on the numeric keyboard. Type: 003A and release Alt. A registry key needs to be enabled for this to work. See Unicode input (wikipedia) for more details.
Linux: Hold down Crtl and ⇧ Shift and type U003A. Now press ↵ Enter and release Crtl and ⇧ Shift.

Other Infos:

General category: Po (Other_Punctuation): A punctuation mark of other type.
Bidirectional class is: CS (Common_Separator): Commas, colons, and slashes.
Canocial combining class is: 0 (Not_Reordered): Spacing and enclosing marks; also many vowel and consonant signs, even if nonspacing.