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Special WWW Characters

Have trouble remembering the special characters necessary to display things on Web servers? Well, I do, so I prepared this chart for my own use. Note that many of the characters will not display correctly on different platforms, since different platforms do not have the necessary installed character set.

ISO Latin-1 Characters

&#ascii; Display ASCII character corresponding to ASCII value.

Example: £ displays the £

Á Display capital A, acute accent Á.

á Display small a, acute accent á.

 Display capital A, circumflex accent Â.

â Display small a, circumflex accent â.

Æ Display capital AE diphthong (ligature) Æ.

æ Display small ae diphthong (ligature) æ.

À Display capital A, grave accent À.

à Display small a, grave accent à.

& Display ampersand &.

Å Display capital A, ring Å.

å Display small a, ring å.

à Display capital A, tilde Ã.

ã Display small a, tilde ã.

Ä Display capital A, dieresis or umlaut mark Ä.

ä Display small a, dieresis or umlaut mark ä.

Ç Display capital C, cedilla Ç.

ç Display capital c, cedilla ç.

É Display capital E, acute accent É.

é Display small e, acute accent é.

Ê Display capital E, circumflex accent Ê.

ê Display small e, circumflex accent ê.

È Display capital E, grave accent È.

è Display small e, grave accent è.

Ð Display capital Eth, Icelandic Ð.

ð Display small eth, Icelandic ð.

Ë Display capital E, dieresis or umlaut mark Ë.

ë Display small e, dieresis or umlaut mark ë.

> Display greater than sign >.

&lt; Display less than sign <.

&Iacute; Display capital I, acute accent Í.

&iacute; Display small i, acute accent í.

&Icirc; Display capital I, circumflex accent Î.

&icirc; Display small i, circumflex accent î.

&Igrave; Display capital I, grave accent Ì.

&igrave; Display small i, grave accent ì.

&Iuml; Display capital I, dieresis or umlaut mark Ï.

&iuml; Display small i, dieresis or umlaut mark ï.

&nbsp; Display non-breaking space  .

&Ntilde; Display capital N, tilde Ñ.

&ntilde; Display small n, tilde ñ.

&Oacute; Display capital O, acute accent Ó.

&oacute; Display small o, acute accent ó.

&Ocirc; Display capital O, circumflex accent Ô.

&ocirc; Display small o, circumflex accent ô.

&Ograve; Display capital O, grave accent Ò.

&ograve; Display small o, grave accent ò.

&Oslash; Display capital O, slash Ø.

&oslash; Display small o, slash ø.

&Otilde; Display capital O, tilde Õ.

&otilde; Display small o, tilde õ.

&Ouml; Display capital O, dieresis or umlaut mark Ö.

&ouml; Display small o, dieresis or umlaut mark ö.

&quot; Display double quote ".

&szlig; Display small sharp s, German (sz ligature) ß.

&THORN; Display capital THORN, Icelandic Þ.

&thorn; Display small thorn, Icelandic þ.

&Uacute; Display capital U, acute accent Ú.

&uacute; Display small u, acute accent ú.

&Ucirc; Display capital U, circumflex accent Û.

&ucirc; Display small u, circumflex accent û.

&Ugrave; Display capital U, grave accent Ù.

&ugrave; Display small u, grave accent ù.

&Uuml; Display capital U, dieresis or umlaut mark Ü.

&uuml; Display small u, dieresis or umlaut mark ü.

&Yacute; Display capital Y, acute accent Ý.

&yacute; Display small y, acute accent ý.

&yuml; Display small y, dieresis or umlaut mark ÿ.

HTML + Characters

&copy; Display circled C, Copyright symbol ©.

&reg; Display circled R, Registered symbol ®.

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