My Favourite Special Characters

2 byte codepoints in Vi: C-v uxxxx (hex) / C-v nnn (dec)
4 byte codepoints in Vi: C-v Uxxxxxxxx (hex)

Symbol Unicode Point Description
(where not self explaining)
Base 8 Base 16 Base 10
 0240x00A00160No-Break Space
020021x20118209Non-Breaking Hyphen
020036x201E8222 
020035x201D8221 
020032x201A8218 
020031x20198217 
«0253x00AB0171 
»0273x00BB0187 
020071x20398249 
020072x203A8250 
·0267x00B70183Middle Dot
020042x20228226Bullet
020046x20268230Horizontal Ellipsis (omission)
°0260x00B00176Degree Celsius
021400x23008960 
§0247x00A70167 
021110x22488776 
021145x22658805 
021144x22648804 
×0327x00D70215Multiplication Sign
020622x21928594Rightwards Arrow
020620x21908592 
022662x25B29650 
022674x25BC9660 
022700x25C09664 
022666x25B69654 
020746x21E68678 
020747x21E78679Use as Shift Key Symbol
020750x21E88680 
020751x21E98681 
020752x21EA8682Use as Caps-Lock Key Symbol
021430x23188984Place of Interest Sign / Apple Command Key Symbol
023411x27099993 
020441x21218481 
023100x26409792 
023102x26429794 
020040x20208224 
023145x26659829 
017236x1E9E7838Latin capital letter sharp S
023151x26699833 
022641x25A19633 
022717x25CF9679 
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