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Special Characters

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A selection of characters I use most…

HTML Name Code HTML Number Code Glyph Windows Description
» » » Alt + 0187 right angle quote
« « « Alt + 0171 left angle quote
„ „   double low quote
“ “ “ €œ Alt + 0147 left double quote
” ” ” € Alt + 0148 right double quote
© © © Alt + 0169 copyright
™ ™ Alt + 0153 trademark sign
® ® ® Alt + 0174 registered trademark
HTML Name Code HTML Number Code Glyph Windows Description
‘ ‘ Alt + 0145 left single quote
’ ’ Alt + 0146 right single quote
‚ ‚   single low-9 quote
† † Alt + 0134 dagger
‡ ‡ Alt + 0135 double dagger
  …   horizontal ellipsis
‰ ‰ Alt + 0137 per mill sign
‹ ‹ Alt + 0139 single left-pointing angle quote
› › Alt + 0155 single right-pointing angle quote
♠ ♠   black spade suit
♣ ♣   black club suit
♥ ♥   black heart suit
♦ ♦   black diamond suit
‾ ‾   overline, = spacing overscore
← ←   leftward arrow
↑ ↑   upward arrow
→ →   rightward arrow
↓ ↓   downward arrow
" " " " double quotation mark
& & & & ampersand
&lt; &#60; < < less-than sign
&gt; &#62; > > greater-than sign
  &#91; [ [ left square bracket
  &#93; ] ] right square bracket
&ndash; &#150; Alt + 0150 en dash
&mdash; &#151; Alt + 0151 em dash
  &#160;   Alt + 0160 nonbreaking space
&iexcl; &#161; ¡ Alt + 0161 inverted exclamation
&cent; &#162; ¢ Alt + 0162 cent sign
&pound; &#163; £ Alt + 0163 pound sterling
&curren; &#164; ¤ Alt + 0164 general currency sign
&yen; &#165; ¥ Alt + 0165 yen sign
&brvbar; or &brkbar; &#166; ¦ Alt + 0166 broken vertical bar
&sect; &#167; § Alt + 0167 section sign
&uml; or &die; &#168; ¨ Alt + 0168 umlaut
&ordf; &#170; ª Alt + 0170 feminine ordinal
&not; &#172; ¬ Alt + 0172 not sign
&shy; &#173; ­ Alt + 0173 soft hyphen
&macr; or &hibar; &#175; ¯ Alt + 0175 macron accent
&deg; &#176; ° Alt + 0176 degree sign
&plusmn; &#177; ± Alt + 0177 plus or minus
&sup2; &#178; ² Alt + 0178 superscript two
&sup3; &#179; ³ Alt + 0179 superscript three
&acute; &#180; ´ Alt + 0180 acute accent
&micro; &#181; µ Alt + 0181 micro sign
&para; &#182; Alt + 0182 paragraph sign
&middot; &#183; · Alt + 0183 middle dot
&cedil; &#184; ¸ Alt + 0184 cedilla
&sup1; &#185; ¹ Alt + 0185 superscript one
&ordm; &#186; º Alt + 0186 masculine ordinal
&frac14; &#188; ¼ Alt + 0188 one-fourth
&frac12; &#189; ½ Alt + 0189 one-half
&frac34; &#190; ¾ Alt + 0190 three-fourths
&iquest; &#191; ¿ Alt + 0191 inverted question mark
&times; &#215; × Alt + 0215 multiplication sign

For more Information see the original “Tip sheet on special characters

Udpate: Sometimes it is really good to store some information by oneself, as the above link is no longer working.

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