8  Character Entities

8 Character Entities

The OTP DTD suite uses the same character entities as defined in HTML 3.2 (ISO 8879-1986//ENTITIES Added Latin 1//EN//HTML). That is: for an & (ampersand), use the entity: &, for ö use the entity ö and so on.

Character Entity Description
& & ampersand
> > greater than
< &lt; less than
  &nbsp; no-break space
¡ &iexcl; inverted exclamation mark
¢ &cent; cent sign
£ &pound; pound sterling sign
¤ &curren; general currency sign
¥ &yen; yen sign
¦ &brvbar; broken (vertical) bar
§ &sect; section sign
¨ &uml; umlaut (dieresis)
© &copy; copyright sign
ª &ordf; ordinal indicator, feminine
« &laquo; angle quotation mark, left
¬ &not; not sign
&shy; soft hyphen
® &reg; registered sign
¯ &macr; macron
° &deg; degree sign
± &plusmn; plus-or-minus
² &sup2; superscript two
³ &sup3; superscript three
´ &acute; acute accent
µ &micro; micro sign
&para; pilcrow (paragraph sign)
· &middot; middle dot
¸ &cedil; cedilla
¹ &sup1; superscript one
º &ordm; ordinal indicator, masculine
» &raquo; angle quotation mark, right
¼ &frac14; fraction one-quarter
½ &frac12; fraction one-half
¾ &frac34; fraction three-quarters
¿ &iquest; inverted question mark
À &Agrave; capital A, grave accent
Á &Aacute; capital A, acute accent
 &Acirc; capital A, circumflex accent
à &Atilde; capital A, tilde
Ä &Auml; capital A, dieresis or umlaut mark
Å &Aring; capital A, ring
Æ &AElig; capital AE diphthong (ligature)
Ç &Ccedil; capital C, cedilla
È &Egrave; capital E, grave accent
É &Eacute; capital E, acute accen
Ê &Ecirc; capital E, circumflex accent
Ë &Euml; capital E, dieresis or umlaut mark
Ì &Igrave; capital I, grave accent
Í &Iacute; capital I, acute accent
Î &Icirc; capital I, circumflex accent
Ï &Iuml; capital I, dieresis or umlaut mark
Ð &ETH; capital Eth, Icelandic
Ñ &Ntilde; capital N, tilde
Ò &Ograve; capital O, grave accent
Ó &Oacute; capital O, acute accent
Ô &Ocirc; capital O, circumflex accent
Õ &Otilde; capital O, tilde
Ö &Ouml; capital O, dieresis or umlaut mark
× &times; multiply sign
Ø &Oslash; capital O, slash
Ù &Ugrave; capital U, grave accent
Ú &Uacute; capital U, acute accent
Û &Ucirc; capital U, circumflex accent
Ü &Uuml; capital U, dieresis or umlaut mark
Ý &Yacute; capital Y, acute accent
Þ &THORN; capital THORN, Icelandic
ß &szlig; small sharp s, German (sz ligature)
à &agrave; small a, grave accent
á &aacute; small a, acute accent
â &acirc; small a, circumflex accent
ã &atilde; small a, tilde
ä &auml; small a, dieresis or umlaut mark
å &aring; small a, ring
æ &aelig; small ae diphthong (ligature)
ç &ccedil; small c, cedilla
è &egrave; small e, grave accent
é &eacute; small e, acute accent
ê &ecirc; small e, circumflex accent
ë &euml; small e, dieresis or umlaut mark
ì &igrave; small i, grave accent
í &iacute; small i, acute accent
î &icirc; small i, circumflex accent
ï &iuml; small i, dieresis or umlaut mark
ð &eth; small eth, Icelandic
ñ &ntilde; small n, tilde
ò &ograve; small o, grave accent
ó &oacute; small o, acute accent
ô &ocirc; small o, circumflex accent
õ &otilde; small o, tilde
ö &ouml; small o, dieresis or umlaut mark
÷ &divide; divide sign
ø &oslash; small o, slash
ù &ugrave; small u, grave accent
ú &uacute; small u, acute accent
û &ucirc; small u, circumflex accent
ü &uuml; small u, dieresis or umlaut mark
ý &yacute; small y, acute accent
þ &thorn; small thorn, Icelandic
ÿ &yuml; small y, dieresis or umlaut mark

Table 8.1:   Accented Latin-1 alphabetic characters.