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Special ASCII characters in HTML

The ISO 8859-1 Character Set

 
Special characters may be inserted as shown in the HTML column or as &# followed by the value shown in the Decimal column, and closed by a semi-colon (;).

So an ampersand (&) may be inserted either as & or as &
 

Notes: (1) Character codes are case sensitive!
  (2) Specify the character set in the head of the HTML page: <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1">

 

Symbol Decimal Name HTML
" 34 Quotation mark &quot;
& 38 Ampersand &amp;
< 60 Less than &lt;
> 62 Greater than &gt;
145 Left single quotation mark &lsquo;
146 Right single quotation mark &rsquo;
147 Left double quotation mark &ldquo;
148 Right double quotation mark &rdquo;
149 Bullet &bull;
  160 Non-breaking space &nbsp;
¡ 161 Inverted exclamation &iexcl;
¢ 162 Cent sign &cent;
£ 163 Pound Sterling &pound;
¤ 164 General currency sign &curren;
¥ 165 Yen sign &yen;
| 166 Broken vertical bar (1) &brvbar;
§ 167 Section sign &sect;
¨ 168 Umlaut (dieresis) &uml;
© 169 Copyright &copy;
ª 170 Feminine ordinal &ordf;
« 171 Left angle quote &laquo;
¬ 172 Not sign &not;
­ 173 Soft hyphen (2) &shy;
® 174 Registered trademark &reg;
¯ 175 Macron accent &macr;
° 176 Degree sign &deg;
± 177 Plus or minus &plusmn;
² 178 Superscript 2 (1) &sup2;
³ 179 Superscript 3 (1) &sup3;
´ 180 Acute accent &acute;
µ 181 Micro sign &micro;
182 Paragraph sign &para;
· 183 Middle dot &middot;
¸ 184 Cedilla &cedil;
¹ 185 Superscript 1 (1) &sup1;
º 186 Masculine ordinal &ordm;
» 187 Right angle quote &raquo;
¼ 188 Fraction one-fourth (1) &frac14;
½ 189 Fraction one-half (1) &frac12;
¾ 190 Fraction three-fourth (1) &frac34;
¿ 191 Inverted question &iquest;
À 192 Capital A, grave &Agrave;
Á 193 Capital A, acute &Aacute;
 194 Capital A, circumflex &Acirc;
à 195 Capital A, tilde &Atilde;
Ä 196 Capital A, dieresis or umlaut &Auml;
Å 197 Capital A, ring &Aring;
Æ 198 Capital AE diphthong (ligature) &AElig;
Ç 199 Capital C, cedilla &Ccedil;
È 200 Capital E, grave &Egrave;
É 201 Capital E, acute &Eacute;
Ê 202 Capital E, circumflex &Ecirc;
Ë 203 Capital E, dieresis &Euml;
Ì 204 Capital I, grave &Igrave;
Í 205 Capital I, acute &Iacute;
Î 206 Capital I, circumflex &Icirc;
Ï 207 Capital I, dieresis &Iuml;
Ð 208 Capital ETH (1) &ETH;
Ñ 209 Capital N, tilde &Ntilde;
Ò 210 Capital O, grave &Ograve;
Ó 211 Capital O, acute &Oacute;
Ô 212 Capital O, circumflex &Ocirc;
Õ 213 Capital O, tilde &Otilde;
Ö 214 Capital O, dieresis &Ouml;
× 215 Multiply sign (1) &times;
Ø 216 Capital O, slash &Oslash;
Ù 217 Capital U, grave &Ugrave;
Ú 218 Capital U, acute &Uacute;
Û 219 Capital U, circumflex &Ucirc;
Ü 220 Capital U, dieresis &Uuml;
Ý 221 Capital Y, acute (1) &Yacute;
Þ 222 Capital THORN (1) &THORN;
ß 223 Small sharp s, German &szlig;
à 224 Small a, grave &agrave;
á 225 Small a, acute &aacute;
â 226 Small a, circumflex &acirc;
ã 227 Small a, tilde &atilde;
ä 228 Small a, dieresis &auml;
å 229 Small a, ring &aring;
æ 230 Small ae diphthong (ligature) &aelig;
ç 231 Small c, cedilla &ccedil;
è 232 Small e, grave &egrave;
é 233 Small e, acute &eacute;
ê 234 Small e, circumflex &ecirc;
ë 235 Small e, dieresis &euml;
ì 236 Small i, grave &igrave;
í 237 Small i, acute &iacute;
î 238 Small i, circumflex &icirc;
ï 239 Small i, dieresis &iuml;
ð 240 Small eth, Icelandic (1) &eth;
ñ 241 Small n, tilde &ntilde;
ò 242 Small o, grave &ograve;
ó 243 Small o, acute &oacute;
ô 244 Small o, circumflex &ocirc;
õ 245 Small o, tilde &otilde;
ö 246 Small o, dieresis or umlaut &ouml;
÷ 247 Division sign &divide;
ø 248 Small o, slash &oslash;
ù 249 Small u, grave &ugrave;
ú 250 Small u, acute &uacute;
û 251 Small u, circumflex &ucirc;
ü 252 Small u, dieresis or umlaut &uuml;
ý 253 Small y, acute (1) &yacute;
þ 254 Small thorn (1) &thorn;
ÿ 255 Small y, dieresis &yuml;
8211 en dash (2) (3) &ndash;
8212 em dash (2) (3) &mdash;
8364 Euro (2) (3) &euro;
8482 Trademark (2) (3) &trade;
Notes: (1) Not available in Macintosh character set
  (2) Not available in Unix character set
  (3) Not available in OS/2 character set

 

See Accented Characters in MS Word for MS Word keyboard shortcuts to create special characters.

 


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