11 January 2020

This character appears mostly when you have copied code from somewhere. Some syntax highlighters are poorly made and when you copy code you get bad utf-8 symbols along with it. It doesn't show on some systems and shows as a rectangle or box in others, depending on the fonts your system is using. To remove it you can use find and replace to replace it in your code.

That character is U+2028 Line Separator, which is a of newline character. The Unicode equivalent of HTML's .

Source code viewer
  1. Use "Find & Replace" with Regex capabilities.
  2. Find "\u2028" and replace with "" (an empty string).
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