A handy guide for applying HTML symbols and other special characters.

Ascii Characters

SymbolDecimalEntityDescription
 Space
!!Exclamation Mark
""Quotation Mark
##Octothorpe
$$Dollar
%%Percent
&&&Ampersand
'Apostrophe
((Left Bracket
))Right Bracket
**Asterisk
++Plus
,,Comma
-Hyphen
..Full Stop
//Slash
:0Colon
;&#059;Semicolon
<&#060;&lt;Less Than
=&#061;Equals
>&#062;&gt;Greater Than
?&#063;Question Mark
@&#064;Commercial At
[&#091;Left Square Bracket
\&#092;Backslash
]&#093;Right Square Bracket
^&#094;Caret
_&#095;Underscore
`&#096;Grave Accent
{&#123;Left Curly Brace
|&#124;Vertical Bar
}&#125;Right Curly Brace
~&#126;Tilde

Latin 1 (ISO-8859-1)

SymbolDecimalEntityDescription
&#160;&nbsp;Nonbreaking Space
¡&#161;&iexcl;Inverted Exclamation Mark
¢&#162;&cent;Cent
£&#163;&pound;Pound
¤&#164;&curren;General Currency
¥&#165;&yen;Yen
¦&#166;&brvbar;Broken Vertical Bar
§&#167;&sect;Section Sign
¨&#168;&uml;Umlaut
©&#169;&copy;Copyright
ª&#170;&ordf;Feminine Ordinal
«&#171;&laquo;Left Angle Quote
¬&#172;&not;Not
­&#173;&shy;Soft Hyphen
®&#174;&reg;Registered Trademark
¯&#175;&macr;Macron Accent
°&#176;&deg;Degree
±&#177;&plusmn;Plus or Minus
²&#178;&sup2;Superscript 2
³&#179;&sup3;Superscript 3
´&#180;&acute;Acute Accent
µ&#181;&micro;Micron
&#182;&para;Pilcrow
·&#183;&middot;Middle Dot
¸&#184;&cedil;Cedilla
¹&#185;&sup1;Superscript 1
º&#186;&ordm;Masculine Ordinal
»&#187;&raquo;Right Angle Quote
¼&#188;&frac14;Fraction: Quarter
½&#189;&frac12;Fraction: Half
¾&#190;&frac34;Fraction: Three Quarters
¿&#191;&iquest;Inverted Question Mark
À&#192;&Agrave;Capital A, Grave Accent
Á&#193;&Aacute;Capital A, Acute Accent
Â&#194;&Acirc;Capital A, Circumflex Accent
Ã&#195;&Atilde;Capital A, Tilde Accent
Ä&#196;&Auml;Capital A, Umlaut
Å&#197;&Aring;Capital A, Ring
Æ&#198;&AElig;Capital AE Ligature
Ç&#199;&Ccedil;Capital C, Cedilla
È&#200;&Egrave;Capital E, Grave Accent
É&#201;&Eacute;Capital E, Acute Accent
Ê&#202;&Ecirc;Capital E, Circumflex Accent
Ë&#203;&Euml;Capital E, Umlaut
Ì&#204;&Igrave;Capital I, Grave Accent
Í&#205;&Iacute;Capital I, Acute Accent
Î&#206;&Icirc;Capital I, Circumflex Accent
Ï&#207;&Iuml;Capital I, Umlaut
Ð&#208;&ETH;Capital Eth, Icelandic
Ñ&#209;&Ntilde;Capital N, Tilde
Ò&#210;&Ograve;Capital O, Grave Accent
Ó&#211;&Oacute;Capital O, Acute Accent
Ô&#212;&Ocirc;Capital O, Circumflex Accent
Õ&#213;&Otilde;Capital O, Tilde Accent
Ö&#214;&Ouml;Capital O, Umlaut
×&#215;&times;Multiplication
Ø&#216;&Oslash;Capital O, Slash
Ù&#217;&Ugrave;Capital U, Grave Accent
Ú&#218;&Uacute;Capital U, Acute Accent
Û&#219;&Ucirc;Capital U, Circumflex Accent
Ü&#220;&Uuml;Capital U, Umlaut
Ý&#221;&Yacute;Capital Y, Acute Accent
Þ&#222;&THORN;Capital Thorn, Icelandic
ß&#223;&szlig;Small SZ Ligature, German
à&#224;&agrave;Small A, Grave Accent
á&#223;&aacute;Small A, Acute Accent
â&#226;&acirc;Small A, Circumflex Accent
ã&#227;&atilde;Small A, Tilde
ä&#228;&auml;Small A, Umlaut
å&#229;&aring;Small A, Ring
æ&#230;&aelig;Small AE Ligature
ç&#231;&ccedil;Small C, Cedilla
è&#232;&egrave;Small E, Grave Accent
é&#233;&eacute;Small E, Acute Accent
ê&#234;&ecirc;Small E, Circumflex Accent
ë&#235;&euml;Small E, Umlaut
ì&#236;&igrave;Small I, Grave Accent
í&#237;&iacute;Small I, Acute Accent
î&#238;&icirc;Small I, Circumflex Accent
ï&#239;&iuml;Small I, Umlaut
ð&#240;&eth;Small Eth, Icelandic
ñ&#241;&ntilde;Small N, Tilde
ò&#242;&ograve;Small O, Grave Accent
ó&#243;&oacute;Small O, Acute Accent
ô&#244;&ocirc;Small O, Circumflex Accent
õ&#245;&otilde;Small O, Tilde
ö&#246;&ouml;Small O, Umlaut
÷&#247;&divide;Division
ø&#248;&oslash;Small O, Slash
ù&#249;&ugrave;Small U, Grave Accent
ú&#250;&uacute;Small U, Acute Accent
û&#251;&ucirc;Small U, Circumflex Accent
ü&#252;&uuml;Small U, Umlaut
ý&#253;&yacute;Small Y, Acute Accent
þ&#254;&thorn;Small Thorn, Icelandic
ÿ&#255;&yuml;Small Y, Umlaut

Latin Extended A

SymbolDecimalEntityDescription
Œ&#338;&OElig;Capital OE Ligature
œ&#339;&oelig;Small OE Ligature
Š&#352;&Scaron;Capital S, Caron
š&#353;&scaron;Small S, Caron
Ÿ&#376;&Yuml;Capital Y, Umlaut

Latin Extended B

SymbolDecimalEntityDescription
ƒ&#402;&fnof;Small f with Hook

Spacing Modified Letters

SymbolDecimalEntityDescription
ˆ&#710;&circ;Circumflex Accent
˜&#732;&tilde;Tilde

Greek

SymbolDecimalEntityDescription
Α&#913;&Alpha;Capital Alpha
Β&#914;&Beta;Capital Beta
Γ&#915;&Gamma;Capital Gamma
Δ&#916;&Delta;Capital Delta
Ε&#917;&Epsilon;Capital Epsilon
Ζ&#918;&Zeta;Capital Zeta
Η&#919;&Eta;Capital Eta
Θ&#920;&Theta;Capital Theta
Ι&#921;&Iota;Capital Iota
Κ&#922;&Kappa;Capital Kappa
Λ&#923;&Lambda;Capital Lambda
Μ&#924;&Mu;Capital Mu
Ν&#925;&Nu;Capital Nu
Ξ&#926;&Xi;Capital Xi
Ο&#927;&Omicron;Capital Omicron
Π&#928;&Pi;Capital Pi
Ρ&#929;&Rho;Capital Rho
Σ&#931;&Sigma;Capital Sigma
Τ&#932;&Tau;Capital Tau
Υ&#933;&Upsilon;Capital Upsilon
Φ&#934;&Phi;Capital Phi
Χ&#935;&Chi;Capital Chi
Ψ&#936;&Psi;Capital Psi
Ω&#937;&Omega;Capital Omega
α&#945;&alpha;Small Alpha
β&#946;&beta;Small Beta
γ&#947;&gamma;Small Gamma
δ&#948;&delta;Small Delta
ε&#949;&epsilon;Small Epsilon
ζ&#950;&zeta;Small Zeta
η&#951;&eta;Small Eta
θ&#952;&theta;Small Theta
ι&#953;&iota;Small Iota
κ&#954;&kappa;Small Kappa
λ&#955;&lambda;Small Lambda
μ&#956;&mu;Small Mu
ν&#957;&nu;Small Nu
ξ&#958;&xi;Small Xi
ο&#959;&omicron;Small Omicron
π&#960;&pi;Small Pi
ρ&#961;&rho;Small Rho
ς&#962;&sigmaf;Small Final sigma
σ&#963;&sigma;Small Sigma
τ&#964;&tau;Small Tau
υ&#965;&upsilon;Small Upsilon
φ&#966;&phi;Small Phi
χ&#967;&chi;Small Chi
ψ&#968;&psi;Small Psi
ω&#969;&omega;Small Omega
ϑ&#977;&thetasym;Small Theta Symbol
ϒ&#978;&upsih;Upsilon with Hook
ϖ&#982;&piv;Pi Symbol

General Punctuation

SymbolDecimalEntityDescription
&#8194;&ensp;En Space
&#8195;&emsp;Em Space
&#8201;&thinsp;Thin Space
&#8204;&zwnj;Zero-width Nonjoiner
&#8205;&zwj;Zero-width Joiner
&#8206;&lrm;Left-to-Right Mark
&#8207;&rlm;Right-to-Left Mark
&#8211;&ndash;Endash
&#8212;&mdash;Emdash
&#8216;&lsquo;Left Single Quotation Mark
&#8217;&rsquo;Right Single Quotation Mark
&#8218;&sbquo;Single Low 9 Quotation Mark
&#8220;&ldquo;Left Double Quotation Mark
&#8221;&rdquo;Right Double Quotation Mark
&#8222;&bdquo;Double Low 9 Quotation Mark
&#8224;&dagger;Dagger
&#8225;&Dagger;Double Dagger
&#8226;&bull;Bullet
&#8230;&hellip;Ellipses
&#8240;&permil;Per Mille
&#8242;&prime;Prime, Minutes, Feet
&#8243;&Prime;Double Prime, Seconds, Inches
&#8249;&lsaquo;Single Left Angle Quotation
&#8250;&rsaquo;Single Right Angle Quotation
&#8254;&oline;Overline
&#8260;&frasl;Fraction Slash
&#8364;&euro;Euro Symbol

Letter-like Symbols

SymbolDecimalEntityDescription
&#8465;&image;Blackletter Capital I, Imaginary Part
&#8472;&weierp;Script Capital P, Power Set
&#8476;&real;Blackletter Capital R, Real Part
&#8482;&trade;Trademark
&#8501;&alefsym;Alef or First Transfinite Cardinal

Arrows

SymbolDecimalEntityDescription
&#8592;&larr;Left Arrow
&#8593;&uarr;Up Arrow
&#8594;&rarr;Right Arrow
&#8595;&darr;Down Arrow
&#8596;&harr;Left-Right Arrow
&#8629;&crarr;Down Arrow with Corner Leftward
&#8656;&lArr;Leftward Double Arrow

Mathematical Operators

SymbolDecimalEntityDescription
&#8704;&forall;For All
&#8706;&part;Partial Differential
&#8707;&exist;There Exists
&#8709;&empty;Empty Set, Null Set, Diameter
&#8711;&nabla;Nabla, Backward Difference
&#8712;&isin;Element Of
&#8713;&notin;Not an Element Of
&#8715;&ni;Contains as a Member
&#8719;&prod;N-ary Product, Product Sign
&#8721;&sum;N-ary Summation
&#8722;&minus;Minus Sign
&#8727;&lowast;Asterisk Operator
&#8730;&radic;Square Root, Radical Sign
&#8733;&prop;Proportional
&#8734;&infin;Infinity Symbol
&#8736;&ang;Angle
&#8743;&and;Logical And, Wedge
&#8744;&or;Logical Or, Vee
&#8745;&cap;Intersection, Cap
&#8746;&cup;Union, Cup
&#8747;&int;Integral
&#8756;&there4;Therefore
&#8764;&sim;Tilde Operator, Varies With, Similar To
&#8773;&cong;Approximately Equal To
&#8776;&ap;Almost Equal To, Asymptotic To
&#8800;&ne;Not Equal To
&#8801;&equiv;Identical To
&#8804;&le;Less Than or Equal To
&#8805;&ge;Greater Than or Equal To
&#8834;&sub;Subset Of
&#8835;&sup;Superset Of
&#8836;&nsub;Not a Subset Of
&#8838;&sube;Subset Of or Equal To
&#8839;&supe;Superset Of or Equal To
&#8853;&oplus;Circled Plus, Direct Sum
&#8855;&otimes;Circled Times, Vector Product
&#8869;&perp;Up Tack, Orthogonal To, Perpendicular
&#8901;&sdot;Dot Operator

Miscellaneous Technical Symbols

SymbolDecimalEntityDescription
&#8968;&lceil;Left Ceiling
&#8969;&rceil;Right Ceiling
&#8970;&lfloor;Left Floor
&#8971;&rfloor;Right Floor
&#9001;&lang;Left-Pointing Angle Bracket
&#9002;&rang;Right-Pointing Angle Bracket

Geometric Shapes

SymbolDecimalEntityDescription
&#9674;&loz;Lozenge

Miscellaneous Symbols

SymbolDecimalEntityDescription
&#9824;&spades;Spade
&#9827;&clubs;Club
&#9829;&hearts;Heart
&#9830;&diams;Diamond