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The table belows shows all characters in the ISO Latin 1 alphabet. For most characters the required key combination for AltKeys will be given. Whenever possible, the official name for the character is included as are the official PostScript and HTML names. Please note that not all browsers will be able to display all characters properly.

The dark-coloured part of the table indicates the characters that haae not been defined in the HTML standard. These characters may cause unpredictable results in your browser. At the bottom of the pages, we've included a benchmark test for most common browsers.
 
ISO Latin 1 character set
ASCII Sign Alt-Combination PostScript HTML Description Other language
Standard characters
35 # ha he nu /numbersign - Number Sign, Hash Hekje
36 $ s| si s/ s
/dollar - Dollar sign -
60 < lt /less &lt; Less than Kleiner dan
62 > gt /greater &gt; Greater than Groter dan
64 @ at ac as /at - At sign Apenstaartje
92
bs /backslash - Back slash -
96 ` ]] /grave - Grave Accent grave
Not defined in PostScript and HTML, currently used for the new Euro sign under Windows
128 eu e- e= ee ec xe e(space) ? ? Euro, Euro sign (Windows) -
Standard in PostScript but not defined in HTML
129  W /Wcircumflex - W-circumflex -
130 w /wcircumflex - w-circumflex -
133 Y /Ycircumflex - Y-circumflex -
134 y /ycircumflex - y-circumflex -
136 ˆ eu e- e= ee ec xe e(space) ? ? Euro sign (RISC OS font-specific) -
140 Π.: .; td /ellipsis - Triple Dots -
141  tm /trademark - Registered Trademark -
142 Ž 08 o8 %0 %o 50 pm pt /perthousand - Per thousand Promille
143  ** bu bt bp b. b> ul /bullet - Bullet, Bullet point, Unordered list -
144  `s `(space) /quoteleft - Quote Left -
145 's '(space) /quoteright - Quote Right -
151 nd n- en /endash - N-dash, EN-dash -
152 ˜ md m- em /emdash - M-dash, EM-dash -
153 mi hm h- /minus - Minus, Half M-dash -
154 š OE /OE - OE -
155 oe /oe - oe -
156 œ da d1 |- i- /dagger - Dagger -
157  dd d2 |= i= /daggerdbl - Double dagger -
158 ž fi /fi - fi-Ligature -
159 Ÿ fl /fl - fl-Ligature -
Standard characters in both PostScript and HTML
160   fs nb ns /space &nbsp; Fixed Space, Non Breaking Space -
161 ¡ !! r! rp ed r1 ii ie /exclamdown &iexcl; Exclamation Down, Reversed Pling -
162 ¢ c| ci c\ c/ ct /cent &cent; Cent -
163 £ L- L= L+ LL L_ st ps /sterling &pound; Pound Sterling, Pound Sign (Symbol) -
164 ¤ ox cu cs /currency &curren; Currency Sign (or Euro under RISC OS and MacOS) -
165 ¥ y- y= y+ y_ ye /yen &yen; Yen (Japanese currency) -
166 ¦ bb |x /brokenbar &brvbar; Broken (Vertical) Bar -
167 § se pf /section &sect; Section Sectie, Paragraaf
168 ¨ :: ;; :(space) ;(space) tr /dieresis &uml; Dieresis Trema, Umlaut
169 © co c0 cc cr /copyright &copy; Copyright -
170 ª a- a_ of /ordfeminine &ordf; ? -
171 « << /guillemotleft &laquo; Shift Left -
172 ¬ -' nt no ln /logicalnot &not; Logical NOT -
173 ­ -- sh hh hy /hyphen &shy; Soft Hyphen, Hard Hyphen -
174 ® ro r0 rr re /registered &reg; Registered trademark -
175 ¯ __ ma /macron &macr; Macron -
176 ° oo 00 dg gr gc /degree &deg; Degree Graden (Celcius)
177 ± +- += +_ /plusminus &plusmn; Plus Minus -
178 ² p2 2s 22 2 2(space) /twosuperior &sup2; Two superior, 2 Superscript, Power 2 -
179 ³ p3 3s 33 3 3(space) /threesuperior &sup3; Three Superior, 3 Superscript, Power 3 -
180 ´ [[ /acute Acute &acute; Accent Grave
181 µ ,u |u uu mm mu /mu &micro; Mu, Micro -
182 pa pg ph pi /paragraph &para; Paragraph, Pi Alinea
183 · .. .(space) cp /periodcentered &middot; Centered Period, Centered Point, Middle Dot -
184 ¸ ,(space) cd /cedilla &cedil; Cedilla Cedille
185 ¹ p1 1s 11 1 1(space) /onesuperior &sup1; One Superior, 1 SuperScript, Power 1 -
186 º o- o_ 0- 0 om_ /ordmasculine &ordm; ? -
187   >> /guillemotright &raquo; Shift Right -
188 ¼ 14 oq 1q f4 1k /onequarter &fract14; One Quarter, 1/4, Fraction 4 1 Kwart
189 ½ 12 oh 1h f2 2q 2k /onehalf &frac12; One Half, 1/2, Fraction 2, 2 Quarters 1 Half, 2 Kwart
190 ¾ 34 tq 3q f3 /threequarters &frac34; Three Quarters, 3/4, Fraction 3 Drie Kwart, 3 Kwart
191 ¿ ?? qd r? r/ rq /questiondown &iquest; Qustion Down, Reversed Question -
192 À A\ A` A] A} /Agrave &Agrave; A Grave -
193 Á A/ A' A[ A{ /Aacute &Aacute; A Acute A Aigu
194 Â A /Acircumflex &circ; A Circumflex -
195 Ã A~ /Atilde &tilde; A Tilde -
196 Ä A: A; A. A, A" /Adieresis &Auml; A Dieresis A Trema, A Umlaut
197 Å Ao A0 /Aring &Aring; A Ring ?
198 Æ AE /AE &AElig; AE Ligature -
199 Ç C, C. C5 C? CC /Ccedilla &Ccedil; C Cedilla C Cedille
200 È E\ E` E] E} /Egrave &Egrave; E Grave -
201 É E/ E' E[ E{ /Aacute &Eacute; E Acute E Aigu
202 Ê E /Ecircumflex &Ecirc; E Circumflex -
203 Ë E: E; E. E, E" /Edieresis &Euml; E Dieresis E Trema, E Umlaut
204 Ì I\ I` I] I} /Igrave &Igrave; I Grave -
205 Í I/ I' I[ I{ /Iacute &Iacute; I Acute I Aigu
206 Î I /Icircumflex &Icirc; I Circumflex -
207 Ï I: I; I. I, I" /Idieresis &Iuml; I Dieresis I Trema, I Umlaut
208 Ð D- D+ D= /Eth &ETH; ? ?
209 Ñ N~ /Ntilde &Ntilde; N Tilde -
210 Ò O\ O` O] O} /Ograve &Ograve; O Grave -
211 Ó O/ O' O[ O{ /Oacute &Oacute; O Acute O Aigu
212 Ô O /Ocircumflex &Ocirc; O Circumflex -
213 Õ O~ /Otilde &Otilde; O Tilde -
214 Ö O: O; O. O, O" /Odieresis &Ouml; O Dieresis O Trema, O Umlaut
215 × xx /multiply &times; Multiply, Times sign Keer, Maal
216 Ø O| 0| 0/ 0
/Oslash &Oslash; O Slash (use zero sign) -
217 Ù U\ U` U] U} /Ugrave &Ugrave; U Grave -
218 Ú U/ U' U[ U{ /Uacute &Uacute; U Acute U Aigu
219 Û U /Ucircumflex &Ucirc; U Circumflex -
220 Ü U: U; U. U, U" /Udieresis &Uuml; U Dieresis U Trema, U Umlaut
221 Ý Yacute Y/ Y' Y[ /Yacute &Yacute; Y Acute, Y Aigu
222 Þ |P IP ID IB TH /Thorn &THORN; Thorn -
223 ß ss sz ds gs be rs /germandbls &szlig; sz ligature, double S, German Double S, Beta Ringel-S
224 à a\ a` a] a} /agrave &agrave; a Grave -
225 á a/ a' a[ a{ /aacute &aacute; a Acute a Aigu
226 â a /acircumflex &acirc; a Circumflex -
227 ã a~ /atilde &atilde; a Tilde -
228 ä a: a; a. a, a" /adieresis &auml; a Dieresis a Trema, a Umlaut
229 å ao a0 /aring &aring; a Ring -
230 æ ae /ae &aelig; ae Ligature -
231 ç c, c. c5 c? cc /ccedilla &ccedil; c Cedilla c Cedille
232 è e\ e` e] e} /grave &egrave; e Grave -
233 é e/ e' e[ e{ /eacute &eacute; e Acute e Aigu
234 ê e e6 /ecircumflex &ecirc; e Circumflex -
235 ë e: e; e. e, e" /edieresis &euml; e Dieresis e Trema, e Umlaut
236 ì i\ i` 1] i} /igrave &igrave; i Grave -
237 í i/ i' i[ i{ /iacute &iacute; i Acute i Aigu
238 î i i6 /icircumflex &:icirc; i Circumflex -
239 ï i: i; i. i, i" /idieresis &iuml; i Dieresis i Trema, i Umlaut
240 ð d- d+ d= /eth &eth; ? ?
241 ñ n~ /ntilde &ntilde; n Tilde -
242 ò o\ o` o] o} /ograve &ograve; o Grave -
243 ó o/ o' o[ o{ /oacute &oacute; o Acute o Aigu
244 ô o o6 /ocircumflex &ocirc; o Circumflex -
245 õ o~ /otilde &otilde; o Tilde -
246 ö o: o; o. o, o" /odieresis &ouml; o Dieresis o Trema, o Umlaut
247 ÷ :- .- /divide &divide; Divide Deelteken
248 ø o| /oslash &oslash; o Slash (use vertical bar) -
249 ù u\ u` u] u} /ugrave &ugrave; u Grave -
250 ú u/ u' u[ u{ /uacute &uacute; u Acute u Aigu
251 û u u6 /ucircumflex &ucirc; u Circumflex -
252 ü u: u; u. u, u" /udieresis &uuml; u Dieresis u Trema, u Umlaut
253 ý y/ u' y[ y{ /yacute &yacute; y Acute y Aigu
254 þ |p ip id ib th /thorn &thorn; Thorn -
255 ÿ y: y; y. y, y" /ydieresis &yuml; y Dieresis y Trema, y Umlaut

 
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    MacOS is a registered trademark of Apple Inc.
    RISC OS is a trademark Castle Technology Ltd

 
As the above table is rather 'heavy' for most browsers, we've included a benchmark test. The indicated time is the time needed to build this page. The table also shows the interpretation of ASCII codes 128 thry 159.
 
Browser Version Time ASCII codes 128-159
The test below was carried out on an Acorn Risc PC with RISC OS 3.71 and SA233
Oregano 1.10 (js) (09 Aug 2000) 4 sec Different characters are displayed
ANT Fresco 2.02 (20 Jan 1999) 2 sec Displays correct ISO Latin 1 characters
WebsterXL 1.79 (29 Nov 2000) 25 sec Characters are replaced by a full stop
Browse 1.25 (23 Oct 1997) 1 min 5 sec Characters are replaced by a question mark
The test below was carried out on an Apple Macintosh PowerBook G3
Internet Explorer 4.0 for Mac 7 sec Differnt characters are displayed (same as Oregano)
Netscape Navigator 3.01 for Mac (1996) 3 sec Different characters are displayed (same as Oregano)

 
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