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JavaScript - insert unicode character to string

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In this article we are goring to look at how to insert unicode character to string in JavaScript.

There are available three different ways how to do it:

  • with escape character e.g. \u03c0┬áthat is equal to┬á¤Ç,
  • by pasting character directly to string,
  • by converting codes to string.

Quick solution:

// ONLINE-RUNNER:browser;

var text = "¤Ç or \u03c0"; // U+03C0

console.log(text); // ¤Ç or ¤Ç

Note: it is important to put 4 digits after \u.

More complicated example

Space is represented by 0x20 (in hex) or 32 (in dec). It is necessary to add 2 aditional zeros before code (e.g. \u0020).

// ONLINE-RUNNER:browser;

var text = "¤Ç and \u03c0 are\u0020equal"; // U+03C0 U+0020

console.log(text); // ¤Ç and ¤Ç are equal

Marked inserted unicode characters: ¤Ç and \u03c0 are\u0020equal.

Note: read this article to see more examples.

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