Codes for the 'black-heart-suit' Symbol

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Formal Name:
The symbol:
The Alt Code:
Alt 9829
The HTML Code:
HTML Entity:
CSS Code:
Hex Code:

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Video Explaining How to Insert Special Symbols

This video explains 7 ways to insert a special symbol into an MS Office application (e.g., Word) or a website using HTML, CSS, or JavaScript:

How To Insert the ♥ Symbol

(Method 1) Copy and paste the symbol.

Click on the ♥ symbol 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 9829. If you have a keyboard with a numeric pad, you can use this method. Simply hold down the Alt Key and type 9829. 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

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

CSS and HTML TextOutput
span:after {
content: "\2665";}
Symbol: ♥

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

HTML TextOutput

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

The Unicode for ♥ is U+02665. 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:
[Hold down Alt]
[Press x]

(Note that you can omit any leading zeros.)
In JavaScript, the syntax is \uXXXX. So, our example would be \u2665. (Note that the format is 4 hexadecimal characters.)
JavaScript TextOutput
let str = "\u2665"
document.write("My symbol: " + str)
My symbol: ♥

(Method 8) Use an Image (for various).

HTML TextOutput
<img src = "myImg.png"/>

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