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List of Special Characters

List of Special Characters

Jul 02 2018, 5:28 PM PST 2 min

When using Roblox Studio’s script editor, there are a bunch of unprintable characters that cannot be inserted into the script in any normal way. They show up in the editor as a black rectangle with white text in it. See the page on Control Characters for information about these characters.

Ascii value Character Keyboard shortcut Notes
0 NUL Ctrl+@ Characters after this will be truncated when saved
1 SOH Ctrl+⇧ Shift+A
2 STX Ctrl+B
4 EOT Ctrl+⇧ Shift+D
5 ENQ Ctrl+E
6 ACK Ctrl+⇧ Shift+F
7 BEL Ctrl+⇧ Shift+G
8 BS Ctrl+⇧ Shift+H Represents ← Backspace
9 TAB Ctrl+I Appears as a tab
10 LF Ctrl+J Appears as a new line
11 VT Ctrl+K
13 CR Ctrl+M Appears as a new line
14 SO Ctrl+⇧ Shift+N
15 SI Ctrl+⇧ Shift+O
16 DLE Ctrl+⇧ Shift+P
17 DC1 Ctrl+Q Used to represent
18 DC2 Ctrl+⇧ Shift+R Used to represent
19 DC3 Ctrl+⇧ Shift+S Used to represent
20 DC4 Used to represent
22 SYN Used to represent Home
23 ETB Ctrl+W Used to represent End
24 CAN Ctrl+⇧ Shift+K
25 EM Ctrl+⇧ Shift+Y
27 ESC ⇧ Shift+Esc Used to represent F2
29 GS Used to represent F4
30 RS Ctrl+⇧ Shift+6 Used to represent F5
31 US Ctrl+⇧ Shift+-

All of these symbols can also be typed by holding Alt then typing 0 followed by their ASCII value.

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