Text - What is a Unicode code point?

A code point is a Unicode character.

There are 7 types of code point:
  1. Graphic
    Letter, mark, number, punctuation, symbol, and spaces.
  2. Format
    Line and paragraph separators.
  3. Control
    Used by protocols outside of the unicode standard. The ASCII control codes reside here.
  4. Private-Use
    Use is by private agreement between a sender and receiver.
  5. Surrogate
    Reserved for use by UTF-16.
  6. Noncharacter
    Reserved for Unicode internal use only.
  7. Reserved
    Reserved for future use.


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