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(In order to make these Special Characters, you must turn on NumLock, then you must use the Numbers Pad and NOT the numbers at the top of the keyboard.)

ASCII and ANSI Characters
Commonly Used in Genealogy & Email

(In the Germanic languages, Diaeresis is referred to as Umlaut.)

Character (Name) ANSI ASCII
Character (Name) ANSI ASCII

(A Diaeresis) ALT+0196 ALT+142
(a Diaeresis) ALT+0228 ALT+132
(E Diaeresis) ALT+0203 ----
(e Diaeresis) ALT+0235 ALT+137
(I Diaeresis) ALT+0207 ----
(i Diaeresis) ALT+0239 ALT+139
(O Diaeresis) ALT+0214 ALT+153
(o Diaeresis) ALT+0246 ALT+148
(U Diaeresis) ALT+0220 ALT+154
(u Diaeresis) ALT+0252 ALT+129
(Y Diaeresis) ALT+0159 ----
(y Diaeresis) ALT+0255 ALT+152
(German Double SS-Caps & non-caps) ALT+0223 ALT+225
(Florin Monetary Unit) ALT+0131 ALT+159
(Unregistered Trademark) ALT+0153 ----
(Registered Trademark) ALT+0174 ----
(Copyright Symbol) ALT+0169 ----
(One-Fourth) ALT+0188 ALT+172
(One-Half) ALT+0189 ALT+171
(Three-Fourths) ALT+0190 ----


(Multiplication Symbol)    ALT+0215 ----
(Division Symbol) ALT+0247 ALT+246
(Superscript 1) ALT+0185 ----
(Superscript 2) ALT+0178 ALT+253
(Superscript 3) ALT+0179 ----
(Euro Monetary Symbol) ALT+0128 ----
(Cent Monetary Symbol) ALT+0162 ALT+155
(Pound Monetary Symbol) ALT+0163 ALT+156
(Open Single Quote) ALT+0145 ----
(Close Single Quote) ALT+0146 ----
(Open Double Quote) ALT+0147 ----
(Close Double Quote) ALT+0148 ----
(Left Single Guillemet) ALT+0139 ----
(Right Single Guillemet) ALT+0155 ----
(Left Double Guillemet) ALT+0171 ALT+174
(Right Double Guillemet) ALT+0187 ALT+175
(Broken Bar) ALT+0166 ----
(En Dash) ALT+0150 ----
(Em Dash) ALT+0151 ----
(Ellipsis) ALT+0133 ----




Complete ASCII & ANSI Character Chart

(Characters 1-127 are not on the Chart, since they are either ones that are used in programming, or are already available on the keyboard.)

Character (Name) ANSI ASCII
Character (Name) ANSI ASCII

(A Grave) ALT+0192 ----
(a Grave) ALT+0224 ALT+133
(A Acute) ALT+0193 ----
(a Acute) ALT+0225 ALT+160
(A Circumflex) ALT+0194 ----
(a Circumflex) ALT+0226 ALT+131
(A Tilde) ALT+0195 ----
(a Tilde) ALT+0227 ----
(A Diaeresis) ALT+0196 ALT+142
(a Diaeresis) ALT+0228 ALT+132
(A Ring) ALT+0197 ALT+143
(a Ring) ALT+0229 ALT+134
(E Grave) ALT+0200 ----
(e Grave) ALT+0232 ALT+138
(E Acute) ALT+0201 ALT+144
(e Acute) ALT+0233 ALT+130
(E Circumflex) ALT+0202 ----
(e Circumflex) ALT+0234 ALT+136
(E Diaeresis) ALT+0203 ----
(e Diaeresis) ALT+0235 ALT+137
(I Grave) ALT+0204 ----
(i Grave) ALT+0236 ALT+141
(I Acute) ALT+0205 ----
(i Acute) ALT+0237 ALT+161


(I Circumflex) ALT+0206 ----
(i circumflex) ALT+0238 ALT+140
(I Diaeresis) ALT+0207 ----
(i Diaeresis) ALT+0239 ALT+139
(O Grave) ALT+0210 ----
(o Grave) ALT+0242 ALT+149
(O Acute) ALT+0211 ----
(o Acute) ALT+0243 ALT+162
(O Circumflex) ALT+0212 ----
(o Circumflex) ALT+0244 ALT+147
(O Tilde) ALT+0213 ----
(o Tilde) ALT+0245 ----
(O Diaeresis) ALT+0214 ALT+153
(o Diaeresis) ALT+0246 ALT+148
(O with Oblique) ALT+0216 ----
(o with Oblique) ALT+0248 ----
(U Grave) ALT+0217 ----
(u Grave) ALT+0249 ALT+151
(U Acute) ALT+0218 ----
(u Acute) ALT+0250 ALT+163
(U Circumflex) ALT+0219 ----
(u Circumflex) ALT+0251 ALT+150
(U Diaeresis) ALT+0220 ALT+154
(u Diaeresis) ALT+0252 ALT+129


(Y Acute) ALT+0221 ----
(y Acute) ALT+0253 ----
(Y Diaeresis) ALT+0159 ----
(y Diaeresis) ALT+0255 ALT+152
(AE Ligature) ALT+0198 ALT+146
(ae Ligature) ALT+0230 ALT+145
(OE Ligature) ALT+0140 ----
(oe Ligature) ALT+0156 ----
(C Cedilla) ALT+0199 ALT+128
(c Cedilla) ALT+0231 ALT+135
(N Tilde, also Spanish N "enya") ALT+0209 ALT+165
(n Tilde, also Spanish n "enya") ALT+0241 ALT+164
(Not) ALT+0172 ----
(German Double SS-Caps & non-caps) ALT+0223 ALT+225
(Florin Monetary Unit) ALT+0131 ALT+159
(S Caron) ALT+0138 ----
(s Caron) ALT+0154 ----
(Z Caron) ALT+0154 ----
(z Caron) ALT+0154 ----
(Icelandic Thorn) ALT+0254 ----
(Icelandic thorn) ALT+0222 ----
(Icelandic Eth) ALT+0208 ----
(Icelandic eth) ALT+0240 ----
(Unregistered Trademark) ALT+0153 ----
(Registered Trademark) ALT+0174 ----
(Copyright Symbol) ALT+0169 ----


(One-Fourth) ALT+0188 ALT+172
(One-Half) ALT+0189 ALT+171
(Three-Fourths) ALT+0190 ----
(Multiplication Symbol)    ALT+0215 ----
(Division Symbol) ALT+0247 ALT+246
(Superscript 1) ALT+0185 ----
(Superscript 2) ALT+0178 ALT+253
(Superscript 3) ALT+0179 ----
(no cents/dollar, per/mill) ALT+0137 ----
(Euro Monetary Symbol) ALT+0128 ----
(Cent Monetary Symbol) ALT+0162 ALT+155
(Pound Monetary Symbol) ALT+0163 ALT+156
(Yen Monetary Symbol) ALT+0165 ALT+157
(International Monetary Symbol) ALT+0164 ----
(Spanish Inverted !) ALT+0161 ALT+173
(Spanish Inverted ?) ALT+0191 ALT+168
(Baseline Single Quote) ALT+0130 ----
(Open Single Quote) ALT+0145 ----
(Close Single Quote) ALT+0146 ----
(Baseline Double Quote) ALT+0132 ----
(Open Double Quote) ALT+0147 ----
(Close Double Quote) ALT+0148 ----
(Single Dagger) ALT+0134 ----
(Double Dagger) ALT+0135 ----


(Plus/Minus Sign) ALT+0177 ALT+241
(Large Bullet) ALT+0149 ALT+249
(Small Bullet) ALT+0183 ALT+250
(Section Symbol) ALT+0167 ----
(Feminine Ordinal) ALT+0170 ALT+166
(Masculine Ordinal) ALT+0186 ALT+167
(Micro Symbol or Mu) ALT+0181 ALT+230
(Pilcrow, Paragraph Symbol) ALT+0182 ALT+227
(Circumflex) ALT+0136 ----
(Tilde) ALT+0152 ----
(Macron) ALT+0175 ----
(Ring, also Degrees) ALT+0176 ALT+248
(Acute) ALT+0180 ----
(Diaeresis) ALT+0168 ----
(Cedilla) ALT+0184 ----
(Left Single Guillemet) ALT+0139 ----
(Right Single Guillemet) ALT+0155 ----
(Left Double Guillemet) ALT+0171 ALT+174
(Right Double Guillemet) ALT+0187 ALT+175
(Broken Bar) ALT+0166 ----
(En Dash) ALT+0150 ----
(Em Dash) ALT+0151 ----
(Ellipsis) ALT+0133 ----
  (Invisible Hyphen-width Space) ALT+0173 ----


Created on ... December 08, 2003

Copyright 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 George W. Durman

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