Yin Yang sign ☯

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Yin Yang ☯ is a popular computer text symbol used in Chinese philosophy that people had been texting from the times when Unicode encoding was developed. And did you know you can type Yin Yang ☯ text symbol right from your keyboard? I'll show you how to do it by using different techniques depending on your Operating System and tastes.



What yin yang means


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In Asian and Chinese philosophy, Yin Yang symbol is used to describe how polar opposites or seemingly contrary forces are interconnected and interdependent in the natural world, and how they give rise to each other in turn. The concept lies at the origins of many branches of classical Chinese science and philosophy, as well as being a primary guideline of traditional Chinese medicine, and a central principle of different forms of Chinese martial arts and exercise, such as baguazhang, taijiquan (t'ai chi), and qigong (Chi Kung) and of I Ching divination.


How to type ☯ Yin Yang symbol

Choose your system and find out.

Windows

Shift States

Configure your keyboard layout in Windows so that you can type all additional symbols you want as easy as any other text. Takes about 5-10 minutes to set things up, but you'll be typing like a boss. You can assign yin yang symbol ☯ and any other text characters to your keyboard using this technique.

Character Map

CharMap allows you to view and use all characters and symbols available in all fonts (some examples of fonts are "Arial", "Times New Roman", "Webdings") installed on your computer. You can input yin yang symbol using it.

Mac

Emoji on iOS (iPhone, iPad and iPod touch)

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Character Palette

Character Palette allows you to view and use all characters and symbols, including yin yang, available in all fonts (some examples of fonts are "Arial", "Times New Roman", "Webdings") installed on your computer.


Linux

From Keyboard

Unicode hex code Symbol
262F

There actually are 3 different ways to type symbols on Linux with a keyboard. But only third and fourth level chooser keys and unicode hex codes can produce yin yang text symbol.

Character map

Character map allows you to view and use all characters and symbols available in all fonts (some examples of fonts are "Arial", "Times New Roman", "Webdings") installed on your computer. It can also help you lookup Unicode codes for entering symbols with keyboard.

HTML code

Following is a list of HTML and JavaScript entities for yin yang symbol. In Javascript you should write like a = "this \u2669 symbol" if you want to include a special symbol in a string.

HTML entity JS entity Symbol
☯ \u262f


Article updated on 2014-07-20 00:16:14