Unicode Character 'AMPERSAND' (U+0026)

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Unicode Data
Block Basic Latin
Category Punctuation, Other [Po]
Combine 0
BIDI Other Neutrals [ON]
Mirror N
Index entries AMPERSAND
Comments and
originally derived from a ligature of 'e' and 't'
See Also tironian sign et U+204A
turned ampersand U+214B
heavy ampersand ornament U+1F674
Version Unicode 1.1.0 (June, 1993)
HTML Entity (decimal) &
HTML Entity (hex) &
HTML Entity (named) &
How to type in Microsoft Windows Alt +0026
Alt 038
Alt 38
UTF-8 (hex) 0x26 (26)
UTF-8 (binary) 00100110
UTF-16 (hex) 0x0026 (0026)
UTF-16 (decimal) 38
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00000026 (0026)
UTF-32 (decimal) 38
C/C++/Java source code "\u0026"
Python source code u"\u0026"
Java Data
string.toUpperCase() &
string.toLowerCase() &
Character.UnicodeBlock BASIC_LATIN
Character.charCount() 1
Character.getDirectionality() DIRECTIONALITY_OTHER_NEUTRALS [13]
Character.getNumericValue() -1
Character.getType() 24
Character.isDefined() Yes
Character.isDigit() No
Character.isIdentifierIgnorable() No
Character.isISOControl() No
Character.isJavaIdentifierPart() No
Character.isJavaIdentifierStart() No
Character.isLetter() No
Character.isLetterOrDigit() No
Character.isLowerCase() No
Character.isMirrored() No
Character.isSpaceChar() No
Character.isSupplementaryCodePoint() No
Character.isTitleCase() No
Character.isUnicodeIdentifierPart() No
Character.isUnicodeIdentifierStart() No
Character.isUpperCase() No
Character.isValidCodePoint() Yes
Character.isWhitespace() No