General information

ID 42
HEX 2a
Char *
Unicode name ASTERISK
Unicode group Basic Latin
Unicode Code Point U+2A


HTML Entity (decimal) *
HTML Entity (hex) *
C / C++ / Java "\u2A"
Python u"\u2A"

How to type *

Microsoft Windows ALT code Alt + 42
Microsoft Office write 2a then press Alt + X
Microsoft Office (alternative) write U+2a then press Alt + X
Apple Mac Hold Alt, type 2 A then release
Apple Mac (alternative) Hold Option, type 2 A then release

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0x2A
UTF-8 (octal) 52
UTF-8 (binary) 00101010
UTF-16 (hex) 0x002A
UTF-16 (decimal) 42
UTF-32 (hex) 0x0000002A
UTF-32 (decimal) 42
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