Lower Right Pencil

Symbol Meaning

A short hexagonal pencil with a sharp lead from one side and a rubber (eraser) on the other. This symbol is popular among users who want to outline important information, point out some details in a text or make a note about something. The symbol is often put next to comments, announcements, disclaimers, writer's notes, footnotes, and bullet lists.

Lower right pencil U+270E pointing down is a schematic image with an accurate outline. It is a transparent drawing with unfilled background. Actually there more symbols like this on Unicode, they depict pencils pointing down left and up left.

The symbol “Lower Right Pencil” is included in the “Miscellaneous” Subblock of the “Dingbats” Block and was approved as part of Unicode version 1.1 in 1993.

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Unicode Name Lower Right Pencil
Unicode Number
CSS Code
Unicode Block Dingbats
Unicode Subblock Miscellaneous
Unicode Version 1.1 (1993)
Version 1.1
Block Dingbats
Type of paired mirror bracket (bidi) None
Composition Exclusion No
Case change 270E
Simple case change 270E
Encoding hex dec (bytes) dec binary
UTF-8 E2 9C 8E 226 156 142 14851214 11100010 10011100 10001110
UTF-16BE 27 0E 39 14 9998 00100111 00001110
UTF-16LE 0E 27 14 39 3623 00001110 00100111
UTF-32BE 00 00 27 0E 0 0 39 14 9998 00000000 00000000 00100111 00001110
UTF-32LE 0E 27 00 00 14 39 0 0 237436928 00001110 00100111 00000000 00000000

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