Legend: The entries consist of
- A (large) glyph for the character. The appearance naturally
depends on the font used by your browser.
- The name
of the character, as defined in the ISO 8859-1 standard itself.
In some cases, the Unicode
name is given too, in parentheses.
Not all name differences between ISO 8859-1 and Unicode standards are
see notes on character names
used in this document. Quite often various jargon
names as used for the characters, especially for those in the
The Jargon Lexicon.
for the character.
Here that notation also acts as a link to an entry
in Indrek Hein's
online character database
(which has its own
legend). Note that from
this notation you can see
- A numeric character reference
for use in
the HTML language.
(For "symbolic" entity references, like
© for the copyright sign, see
Table of Character Entities for ISO Latin-1.)
This also gives the
decimal (normal base 10 notation),
which is needed e.g. if you use
for typing characters on Windows.
This is needed e.g. if you use
"C-Q-nnn" for typing
characters in Emacs
- A link to this legend.
Originally created 2000-03-31. Structurally changed
2018-10-16. Minor modifications 2018-12-15.