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I'm designing a mockup paint editor for the web and I'm using unicode characters to represent all of the different tools. I ran into a problem when I got to the fill bucket - I can't find anything that would fit nicely. Is there a character that nicely represents the "fill" feature?

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What about something like this ▧?

I can't seem to make it larger so here's a pic

Picture of a square white square with diagonal lines on it.

Unicode number: U+2668 / HTML-code: ▧

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If it can help, here's the whole list of unicodes with a nice big preview:

http://unicode-table.com/en/.

Also, it could be helpful to know what unicodes you have used so far for the other tools!


Some suggestions for the "bucket" and "fill" feature:

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Unicode number: U+2A42 / HTML-code: ⩂

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Unicode number: U+2A4C / HTML-code: ⩌

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Unicode number: U+2A4F / HTML-code: ⩏

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Unicode number: U+2210 / HTML-code: ∐

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Unicode number: U+222A / HTML-code: ∪

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Unicode number: U+228D / HTML-code: ⊍

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Unicode number: U+2294 / HTML-code: ⊔

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Unicode number: U+22D3 / HTML-code: ⋓

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Unicode number: U+25CD / HTML-code: ◍

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Unicode number: U+2668 / HTML-code: ♨
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    wth is that last one supposed to be? A caravan on fire? – PieBie Dec 8 '15 at 12:53
  • @PieBie haha! No it's my burning desire for a legacy version of the new Adobe CC interfaces :/ Maybe we'll get unicodes icons too next time! – go-junta Dec 8 '15 at 12:57
  • @PieBie it's a symbol for onsen: Japanese hot baths. It's come to mean 'bathing area' in general – Vincent Dec 8 '15 at 13:43
  • I see where you're going with the 'bucket' aspect but I don't think any convey a sense of "fill". – SaturnsEye Dec 8 '15 at 14:15
  • @SaturnsEye Funny you say that because the symbol you suggested is quite similar to the circle with the lines I suggested! It was a bit hard to see until you edited your answer. I simply provided more examples since we have no idea what symbols are already used for the other tools. – go-junta Dec 8 '15 at 14:35

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