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Special HTML Characters and Symbols

There will be occasions when you will want to include in your Web content, special characters and symbols that don't appear on your keyboard, such as § ≠ ∑ £ and ±. That's when these codes will come in handy.

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Note: The display of special characters you add to your Web page depends on the viewer's browser configurations and the fonts installed on their computer.


Accents and Accented Letters 


DescriptionSymbolNumber CodeName Code

grave accent

`

`

 

umlaut (dieresis)

¨

¨

¨

macron accent

¯

¯

¯

acute accent

´

´

´

middle dot

·

·

·

cedilla

¸

¸

¸

feminine ordinal

ª

ª

ª

masculine ordinal

º

º

º

broken vertical bar

¦

¦

¦

capital A, grave accent

À

À

À

capital A, acute accent

Á

Á

Á

capital A, circumflex accent

Â

Â

Â

capital A, tilde

Ã

Ã

Ã

capital A, umlaut

Ä

Ä

Ä

capital A, ring (angstrom)

Å

Å

Å

capital AE dipthong (ligature)

Æ

Æ

Æ

capital C, cedilla

Ç

Ç

Ç

capital E, grave accent

È

È

È

capital E, acute accent

É

É

É

capital E, circumflex accent

Ê

Ê

Ê

capital E, umlaut or dieresis

Ë

Ë

Ë

capital I, grave accent

Ì

Ì

&lgrave;

capital I, acute accent

Í

Í

Í

capital I, circumflex accent

Î

Î

Î

capital I, umlaut (dieresis)

Ï

Ï

Ï

capital Eth, Icelandic

Ð

Ð

Ð

capital N, tilde

Ñ

Ñ

Ñ

capital O, grave accent

Ò

Ò

Ò

capital O, accute accent

Ó

Ó

Ó

capital O, circumflex accent

Ô

Ô

Ô

capital O, tilde

Õ

Õ

Õ

capital O, umlaut (dieresis)

Ö

Ö

Ö

capital O, slash

Ø

Ø

Ø

capital O, grave

Ù

Ù

Ù

capital U, acute accent

Ú

Ú

Ú

capital U, circumflex accent

Û

Û

Û

capital U, umlaut (dieresis)

Ü

Ü

Ü

capital Y, acute accent

Ý

Ý

Ý

capital THORNE, Icelandic

Þ

Þ

Þ

small sharp s, German (sz ligature)

ß

ß

ß

small a, grave accent

à

à

à

small a, acute accent

á

á

&Yaacute;

small a, circumflex accent

â

â

â

small a, tilde

ã

ã

ã

small a, umlaut (dieresis)

ä

ä

ä

small a, ring

å

å

å

small ae diptong (ligature)

æ

æ

æ

small a, umlaut (dieresis)

ç

ç

ç

small e, grave accent (dieresis)

è

è

è

small e, acute accent

é

é

é

small e, circumflex accent

ê

ê

ê

small e, umlaut (dieresis)

ë

ë

ë

small 1, grave accent

ì

ì

ì

small i, acute accent

í

í

í

small i, circumflex accent

î

î

î

small i, umlaut (dieresis)

ï

ï

ï

small eth, Icelandic

ð

ð

ð

small n, tilde

ñ

ñ

ñ

small o, agrave accent

ò

ò

ò

small o, acute accent

ó

ó

ó

small o, circulflex accent

ô

ô

ô

small o, tilde

õ

õ

õ

small o, umlaut (dieresis)

ö

ö

ö

small o, slash

ø

ø

ø

small u, grave accent

ù

ù

ù

small u, acute accent

ú

ú

ú

small u, circumflex accent

û

û

û

small u, umlaut (dieresis)

ü

ü

ü

small y, acute accent

ý

ý

ý

small thorn, Icelandic

þ

þ

þ

small y, acute accent

ÿ

ÿ

ÿ



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Currency Symbols 


Country/CurrencySymbolNumber CodeName Code

Aruba / Guilder

ƒ

ƒ

ƒ

Brazil / Real

R$

R$

 

Britain / Pound

£

£

£

China / Yuan

元

Columbia / Peso

₱

 

Costa Rica / Colón

₡

 

Denmark / Kroner

kr

kr

 

13 countries / Euro

€

€

India / Rupee

₨

 

Iran / Rial

﷼

 

Isreal / New Shekel

₪

 

Japan / Yen

¥

¥

¥

Malaysia / Ringgit

RM

R&:#77;

 

Peru / Nuevo Sole

S/.

S/.

 

Russia / Ruble

руб

р&#1091б

 

South Africa / Rand

R

R

 

Thailand / Baht

฿

฿

 

United States / Dollar

$

$

 

Vietnam / Dong

₫

 

general currency sign

¤

¤

¤

cent sign

¢

¢

¢



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Math Symbols 


DescriptionSymbolNumber CodeName Code

multiplication sign

×

×

×

division sign

÷

÷

÷

plus sign

+

+

 

minus sign

-

-

 

supercsript one

¹

¹

¹

supercsript two

²

²

²

supercsript three

³

³

³

fraction one-fourth

¼

¼

&fract14;

fraction one-half

½

½

&fract12;

fraction three-fourths

¾

¾

&fract34;

greater than

>

>

>

less than

<

&#60;

&lt;

degree sign

°

&#176;

&deg;

not symbol

¬

&#172;

&not;

plus / minus symbol

±

&#177;

&plusmn;

micro

µ

&#181;

&#181;

therefore triangle

 

&there4;

square root radical

&#8730;

&radic;

infinity

&#8734;

&infin;

integral sign

&#8747;

&int;

partial derivative

 

&part;

‏single prime

&#8242;

&prime;

double prime

&#8243;

&Prime;

sigma sum sign

&#8721;

&sum;

pi product sign

&#8719;

&prod;

equals

=

 

 

not equals

&#8800;

&ne;

greater than or equal to

&#8805;

&ge;

less than or equal to

&#8804;

&le;

equivalent to

&#8801;

&equiv;

approximately

&#8776;

&asymp;

similar to

~

&#126;

 

per mil (1/1000th)

&#8240;

&permil;



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Punctuation Marks 


DescriptionSymbolNumber CodeName Code

non-breaking space

 

&#160;

&nbsp;

period (full stop)

.

&#46;

 

comma

,

&#44;

 

colon

:

&#58;

 

semi-colon

;

&#59;

 

bullet

&#8226;

&bull;

hyphen

-

&#45;

 

en-dash

&#150;

&ndash;

em-dash

&#151;

&mdash;

horizontal bar (underscore)

_

&#95;

 

overline (overscore)

 

&oline;

caret

^

&#94;

 

question mark

?

&#63;

 

inverted question mark

¿

&#191;

&iquest;

exclamation mark

!

&#33;

!

inverted exclamation mark

¡

&#161;

&iexcl;

slash

/

&#47;

&frasl;

backslash

\

&#92;

 

vertical bar

|

&#124;

 

broken vertical bar

¦

&#166;

&brvbar;

left double quote

&#8220;

&ldquo;

right double quote

&#8221;

&rdquo;

left single quote

&#8216;

&lsquo;

right single quote

&#8217;

&:rsquo;

apostrophe

'

&#39;

 

left single angle quote

&#8249;

&lsaquo;

right single angle quote

&#8250;

&rsaquo;

left angle quote

«

&#171;

&laquo;

right angle quote

»

&#187;

&raquo;

left parenthesis

(

&#40;

 

right parenthesis

)

&#41;

 

left square bracket

[

&#91;

 

right square bracket

]

&#93;

 

left curly bracket

{

&#123;

 

right curly bracket

}

&#125;

 

ellipsis

&#8230;

&hellip;

ampersand

&

&#38;

&amp;

section sign

§

&#167;

&sect;

paragraph sign

&#182;

&para;



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Commercial Symbols 


DescriptionSymbolNumber CodeName Code

number sign

#

&#35;

 

at sign

@

&#64;

 

trademark symbol

&#153;

&trade;

copyright symbol

©

&#169;

&copy;

registered symbol

®

&#174;

&reg;


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