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"Index Pointing Up" Emoji

How To Get the "Index Pointing Up" Emoji

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The ☝ Index Pointing Up emoji displays a hand with the index finger pointing upward. It represents the act of indicating or drawing attention to something specific. This emoji is commonly used to emphasize a point, highlight important information, or direct someone's focus to a particular detail or concept. It can also symbolize agreement, affirmation, or the need to raise a point in a conversation. The index pointing up emoji is versatile and can be employed in various contexts, including discussions, instructions, or when expressing support or enthusiasm for a topic or idea.

Codes for the "Index Pointing Up" Emoji

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Formal Name:
Index Pointing Up
The symbol:
The Alt Code:
Alt 9757
The HTML Code:
☝
HTML Entity:
none
CSS Code:
\261D
Hex Code:
☝
Unicode:
U+261D
Index Pointing Up emoji

Create an Image of the Emoji

Use this widget to share, copy, or download the emoji as a resizeable .png image. (If you want to copy the emoji as a character (like a special font), use the table above.)

Tip: If you need the image for WhatsApp, use the "Share" button and make sure the image is larger than 200x200, otherwise WhatsApp will resize it, making it blurry. (The bigger, the better.)

Click to resize the image.

 


Eight Ways to Insert the "Index Pointing Up" Emoji

(Method 1) Copy and Paste the Emoji.

Click on the ☝ emoji from the table above. Press the "Copy" button, and then paste the symbol into your document.

(Method 2) Use the "Alt Code."

The Alt Code for ☝ is Alt 9757. If you have a keyboard with a numeric pad, you can use this method. Simply hold down the Alt Key and type 9757. When you lift the Alt Key, ☝ appears. ("Num Lock" must be on.)

(Method 3) Use the HTML Decimal Code (for webpages).

HTML TextOutput
☝

(Method 4) Use the HTML Entity Code (for webpages).

HTML TextOutput
We do not have the HTML entity code for this emoji because there probably isn't one. If you think there is one, please tell us using the form at the bottom of the page.none

(Method 5) Use the CSS Code (for webpages).

CSS and HTML TextOutput
<style>
span:after {
content: "\261D";}
</style>
<span>Symbol:</span>
Symbol: ☝

(Method 6) Use the HTML Hex Code (for webpages).

HTML TextOutput
&#x261D;

(Method 7) Use the Unicode (for various, e.g. Microsoft Office, JavaScript, Perl).

The Unicode for ☝ is U+261D. The important part is the hexadecimal number after the U+, which is used in various formats. For example, in Microsoft Office applications (e.g. Word, PowerPoint), do the following:
TypeOutput
261D
[Hold down Alt]
[Press x]

(Note that you can omit any leading zeros.)
In JavaScript, the syntax is \uXXXX. So, our example would be \261D. (Note that the format is 4 hexadecimal characters.)
JavaScript TextOutput
let str = "\u261D"
document.write("My symbol: " + str)
My symbol: ☝

(Method 8) Use the Hex Code for HTML 5 Canvas.

On the assumption that you already have your canvas and the context set up, use the Hex code in the format 0x261D to place the ☝ emoji on your canvas. For example:
JavaScript Text
const x = "0x"+"261D"
ctx.fillText(String.fromCodePoint(x), 5, 5);
Output

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