Special Characters

Other

There are a large number of other special characters that can be displayed on a web page. On this page many will be summarized. Print this page for reference if you like. This is not an exhaustive list of the available characters, but a list of characters that would be more relevant to those with a technical background.

Special ASCII Characters

CodeResultDescription
 & &The ampersand
    The non-breaking space
 &lt; <The less than symbol
 &gt; >The greater than symbol
 &quot; "Quotation mark

Arithmetic Characters

CodeResultDescription
 &plusmn; ±Plus or minus
 &middot; ·Middle Dot
 &times; ×Multiplication symbol
 &divide;÷Division Symbol
 &sup1; ¹Superscript One
 &sup2; ²Superscript Two (square)
 &sup3; ³Superscript Three (cube)
 &frac14; ¼The fraction 1/4
 &frac12; ½The fraction 1/2
 &frac34; ¾The fraction 3/4

Mathematical Characters

CodeResultDescription
 &radic; Radical
 &infin; Infinity
 &sum; Summation Symbol
 &int; Integral Symbol
 &part; Partial Derivative Symbol
 &equiv; Equivalent
 &ne; Not Equal
 &asymp; approximately equal to
 &prop; Proportional To
 &le; Less than or equal
 &ge; ≥ Greater than or equal
 &perp; Perpendicular
 &ang; angle
 &empty; The empty set
 &isin;Is an element of
 &notin;Is not an element of
 &sub;Is a subset of
 &nsub; is not a subset of
 &sube; subset of or equal to
 &sup; Is a superset of
 &supe; is a superset of or equal to
 &cup; Union
 &cap;Intersection
 &alefsym; Alef
 &real; The set of real numbers
 &forall; For All
 &exist; There Exists
 &not; ¬Logical Negation Symbol
 &and; Logical And
 &or; Logical Or
 &there4; Logical "Therefore"

Greek Characters

CodeResultDescription
 &Alpha;ΑCapital alpha
 &Beta;ΒCapital beta
 &Gamma;ΓCapital gamma
 &Delta;ΔCapital delta
 &Epsilon;ΕCapital epsilon
 &Zeta;ΖCapital zeta
 &Eta;ΗCapital eta
 &Theta;ΘCapital theta
 &Iota;ΙCapital iota
 &Kappa;ΚCapital kappa
 &LambdaΛCapital lambda
 &Mu;ΜCapital mu
 &Nu;ΝCapital nu
 &Xi;ΞCapital xi
 &Omicron;ΟCapital omicron
 &Pi;ΠCapital pi
 &Rho;ΡCapital rho
 &Sigma;ΣCapital sigma
 &Tau;ΤCapital tau
 &Upsilon;ΥCapital upsilon
 &Phi;ΦCapital phi
 &Chi;&ChiCapital chi
 &Psi;ΨCapital psi
 &Omega;ΩCapital omega
 &alpha;αLower-case alpha
 &beta;βLower-case beta
 &gamma;γLower-case gamma
 &delta;δLower-case delta
 &epsilon;εLower-case epsilon
 &zeta;ζLower-case zeta
 &eta;ηLower-case eta
 &theta;θLower-case theta
 &iota;ιLower-case iota
 &kappa;κLower-case kappa
 &lambda;λLower-case lambda
 &mu;μLower-case mu
 &nu;νLower-case nu
 &xi;ξLower-case xi
 &omicron;οLower-case omicron
 &pi;πLower-case pi
 &rho;ρLower-case rho
 &sigma;σLower-case sigma
 &tau;τLower-case tau
 &upsilon;υLower-case upsilon
 &phi;φLower-case phi
 &chi;&chiLower-case chi
 &psi;ψLower-case psi
 &omega;ωLower-case omega

Units of Measure Characters

CodeResultDescription
 &deg; °Degree Symbol
 &permil; per mille
 &micro; µmicro
 &Aring; ÅAngstrom (10-10 m)

Monitary Characters

CodeResultDescription
 &euro; The Euro
 &cent; ¢The Cent
 &pound; £The Pound
 &yen; ¥The Yen
 &curren; ¤Currency

Business Characters

CodeResultDescription
 &copy; ©Copyright
 &reg; ®Registered Trademark
 &trade; Trademark

Typesetting Characters

CodeResultDescription
 &para; Paragraph
 &sect; §Section
 &ensp; en space
 &emsp; em space
 &thinsp; thin space
 &ndash; en dash
 &mdash; em dash

Other

CodeResultDescription
 &iexcl; ¡Inverted Exclamation Mark
 &iquest; ¿Inverted question mark
 &hellip; Horizontal ellipses
 &dagger; Dagger
 &Dagger; Double dagger