I want to use unicode symbols in a QGIS label - is this supported? I.e. I have this expression for labelling a line:

case when xat(-1) - xat(0) > 0 then
  'GF ->' 
  '<- GF'

and want to replace the '->' and '<-' with the unicode characters representing left and right arrows.

Is there a way I can achieve this?

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You can use Unicode in your expressions for any label. Just copy and paste your Unicode character, in any way you like, in your code:

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And here's the result:

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