Coolnerds HTML Special Characters

Your HTML pages can contain special characters that aren't readily available from the keyboard. To insert such a character, type the code shown in the "What To Type" column into your document source, wherever you want the character to appear. For example, typing © into your document source displays a copyright symbol () when the page is viewed with a web browser.

Char Name of Char What to Type Alternate
" quotation mark " "
& ampersand & &
< less-than sign &lt; &#60;
> greater-than sign &gt; &#62;
  non-breaking space &nbsp; &#160;
inverted exclamation &iexcl; &#161;
cent sign &cent; &#162;
pound sterling &pound; &#163;
general currency sign &curren; &#164;
yen sign &yen; &#165;
broken vertical bar &brvbar; &#166;
section sign &sect; &#167;
umlaut (dieresis) &uml; &#168;
copyright &copy; &#169;
feminine ordinal &ordf; &#170;
left angle quote, guillemotleft &laquo; &#171;
not sign &not; &#172;
soft hyphen &shy; &#173;
registered trademark &reg; &#174;
macron accent &macr; &#175;
degree sign &deg; &#176;
plus or minus &plusmn; &#177;
superscript two &sup2; &#178;
superscript three &sup3; &#179;
acute accent &acute; &#180;
micro sign &micro; &#181;
paragraph sign &para; &#182;
middle dot &middot; &#183;
cedilla &cedil; &#184;
superscript one &sup1; &#185;
masculine ordinal &ordm; &#186;
right angle quote, guillemotright &raquo; &#187;
fraction one-fourth &frac14; &#188;
fraction one-half &frac12; &#189;
fraction three-fourths &frac34; &#190;
inverted question mark &iquest; &#191;
capital A, grave accent &Agrave; &#192;
capital A, acute accent &Aacute; &#193;
capital A, circumflex accent &Acirc; &#194;
capital A, tilde &Atilde; &#195;
capital A, dieresis or umlaut mark &Auml; &#196;
capital A, ring &Aring; &#197;
capital AE diphthong (ligature) &AElig; &#198;
capital C, cedilla &Ccedil; &#199;
capital E, grave accent &Egrave; &#200;
capital E, acute accent &Eacute; &#201;
capital E, circumflex accent &Ecirc; &#202;
capital E, dieresis or umlaut mark &Euml; &#203;
capital I, grave accent &Igrave; &#204;
capital I, acute accent &Iacute; &#205;
capital I, circumflex accent &Icirc; &#206;
capital I, dieresis or umlaut mark &Iuml; &#207;
capital Eth, Icelandic &ETH; &#208;
capital N, tilde &Ntilde; &#209;
capital O, grave accent &Ograve; &#210;
capital O, acute accent &Oacute; &#211;
capital O, circumflex accent &Ocirc; &#212;
capital O, tilde &Otilde; &#213;
capital O, dieresis or umlaut mark &Ouml; &#214;
multiply sign &times; &#215;
capital O, slash &Oslash; &#216;
capital U, grave accent &Ugrave; &#217;
capital U, acute accent &Uacute; &#218;
capital U, circumflex accent &Ucirc; &#219;
capital U, dieresis or umlaut mark &Uuml; &#220;
capital Y, acute accent &Yacute; &#221;
capital THORN, Icelandic &THORN; &#222;
small sharp s, German (sz ligature) &szlig; &#223;
small a, grave accent &agrave; &#224;
small a, acute accent &aacute; &#225;
small a, circumflex accent &acirc; &#226;
small a, tilde &atilde; &#227;
small a, dieresis or umlaut mark &auml; &#228;
small a, ring &aring; &#229;
small ae diphthong (ligature) &aelig; &#230;
small c, cedilla &ccedil; &#231;
small e, grave accent &egrave; &#232;
small e, acute accent &eacute; &#233;
small e, circumflex accent &ecirc; &#234;
small e, dieresis or umlaut mark &euml; &#235;
small i, grave accent &igrave; &#236;
small i, acute accent &iacute; &#237;
small i, circumflex accent &icirc; &#238;
small i, dieresis or umlaut mark &iuml; &#239;
small eth, Icelandic &eth; &#240;
small n, tilde &ntilde; &#241;
small o, grave accent &ograve; &#242;
small o, acute accent &oacute; &#243;
small o, circumflex accent &ocirc; &#244;
small o, tilde &otilde; &#245;
small o, dieresis or umlaut mark &ouml; &#246;
division sign &divide; &#247;
small o, slash &oslash; &#248;
small u, grave accent &ugrave; &#249;
small u, acute accent &uacute; &#250;
small u, circumflex accent &ucirc; &#251;
small u, dieresis or umlaut mark &uuml; &#252;
small y, acute accent &yacute; &#253;
small thorn, Icelandic &thorn; &#254;
small y, dieresis or umlaut mark &yuml; &#255;

 


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