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Using Symbols in your HTML Documents

Saturday, February 25, 2012

Entities are typically used to display characters that cannot easily be entered with the keyboard, such as Copyright or Trademark symbols. The upper range of ISO-8859-1 contains some commonly used special characters. Refer to the following list.

ISO 1859-1 Common Symbols

CharacterEntity CodeEntity NameDescription
   non-breaking space
¡¡¡inverted exclamation mark
¦¦¦broken vertical bar
¨¨¨spacing diaeresis
ªªªfeminine ordinal indicator
«««angle quotation mark (left)
­­soft hyphen
®®®registered trademark
¯¯¯spacing macron
²²²superscript 2
³³³superscript 3
´´´spacing acute
···middle dot
¸¸¸spacing cedilla
¹¹¹superscript 1
ºººmasculine ordinal indicator
»»»angle quotation mark (right)
¼¼¼fraction 1/4
½½½fraction 1/2
¾¾¾fraction 3/4
¿¿¿inverted question mark

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