HTML - SPLessons

HTML Symbols

Chapter 32

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HTML Symbols

HTML Symbols

shape Introduction

The chapter demonstrates about the HTML Symbols which are not present in a key board by using the entities following are the concepts covered in this chapter.

  • Symbol Entities
  • Different Symbols

Symbol Entities

shape Description

In order to add the special symbols which are not presented in normal key board user need to use the entity name, if entity name is not present then user need to use the entity number i.e decimal reference. Some of the symbols are not available on keyboard. These symbols are defined in HTML with some characters as given below.

Char Number Combinations Entity Description
&+#8706; ∂ PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL
&+#8707; ∃ THERE EXISTS
&+#8709; ∅ EMPTY SETS
&+#8711; ∇ NABLA
&+#8712; ∈ ELEMENT OF
&+#8713; ∉ NOT AN ELEMENT OF
&+#8715; ∋ CONTAINS AS MEMBER
&+#8719; ∏ N-ARY PRODUCT
&+#8721; ∑ N-ARY SUMMATION

User can add some entities supported by HTML as listed Below. Symbols are not available on keyboard. These symbols are defined in HTML with some characters as shown below.

Char Number Combinations Entity Description
© &+#169; © COPYRIGHT SIGN
® &+#174; ® REGISTERED SIGN
&+#8364; € EURO SIGN
&+#8482; ™ TRADEMARK
&+#8592; ← LEFTWARDS ARROW
&+#8593; ↑ UPWARDS ARROW
&+#8594; → RIGHTWARDS ARROW
&+#8595; ↓ DOWNWARDS ARROW
&+#9824; ♠ BLACK SPADE SUIT
&+#9827; ♣ BLACK CLUB SUIT
&+#9829; ♥ BLACK HEART SUIT
&+#9830; ♦ BLACK DIAMOND SUIT

Summary

shape Key Points

  • By using entities user can include special symbols.
  • User can use entity name or decimal value.