...yet another set of Odd ASCII Characters, because doing Islamic, Latin and German book titles is hard and annoying enough as it is, this node may hopefully mitigate some of the pain I've had so far in tracking down all these stupid keys or ISO Tables: and hopefully they'll aid the E2 ASCII art scene and all the Bibliographer-type noders out there. Not that the alphabet isn't great mind you, that's not what i'm saying...

                                      ACCENTED VOWELS

     Á (Aacute) --- shift-opt-y (Mac) --- alt-0193 (PC) --- & Aacute; (html)
     À (Agrave) --- opt-` + A (Mac) --- alt-0192 (PC) --- & Agrave; (html)
     Â (Acircumflex) --- shift-opt-m (Mac) --- alt-0194 (PC) --- & Acirc; (html)
     Ä (A-dieresis) --- opt-u + A (Mac) --- alt-0196 (PC) --- & Auml; (html) 
     Ã (Atilde) --- opt-n + A (Mac) --- alt-0195 (PC) --- & Atilde; (html)
     Å (A-ring) --- shift-opt-a (Mac) --- alt-0197 (PC) --- & Aring; (html) 

     á (a-acute) --- opt-e + a (Mac) --- alt-0225 (PC) --- & aacute; (html)
     à (a-grave) --- opt-` + a (Mac) --- alt-0224 (PC) --- & agrave; (html)
     â (a-circumflex) --- opt-i + a (Mac) --- alt-0226 (PC) --- & acirc; (html)
     ä (a-dieresis) --- opt-u + a (Mac) --- alt-0228 (PC) --- & auml; (html)
     ã (a-tilde) --- opt-n + a (Mac) --- alt-0227 (PC) --- & atilde; (html)
     å (a-ring) --- opt-a (Mac) --- alt-0229 (PC) --- & aring; (html)

     É (E-acute) --- opt-e + E (Mac) --- alt-0201 (PC) --- & Eacute; (html)
     È (Egrave) --- opt-` + E (Mac) --- alt-0200 (PC) --- & Egrave; (html)
     Ê (Ecircumflex) --- opt-i + E (Mac) --- alt-0202 (PC) --- & Ecirc; (html)
     Ë (Edieresis) --- opt-u + E (Mac) --- alt-0203 (PC) --- & Euml; (html)

     é (e-acute) --- opt-e + e (Mac) --- alt-0233 (PC) --- & eacute; (html)
     è (e-grave) --- opt-` + e (Mac) --- alt-0232 (PC) --- & egrave; (html)
     ê (e-circumflex) --- opt-i + e (Mac) --- alt-0234 (PC) --- & ecirc; (html)
     ë (e-dieresis) --- opt-u + e (Mac) --- alt-0235 (PC) --- & euml; (html)

     Í (Iacute) --- shift-opt-s (Mac) --- alt-0205 (PC) --- & Iacute; (html)
     Ì (Igrave) --- opt-` + I (Mac) --- alt-0204 (PC) --- & Igrave; (html)
     Î (Icircumflex) --- shift-opt-d (Mac) --- alt-0206 (PC) --- & Icirc; (html)
     Ï (Idieresis) --- shift-opt-f (Mac) --- alt-0207 (PC) --- & Iuml; (html)

     í (i-acute) --- opt-e + i (Mac) --- alt-0237 (PC) --- & iacute; (html)
     ì (i-grave) --- opt-` + i (Mac) --- alt-0236 (PC) --- & igrave; (html)
     î (i-circumflex) --- opt-i + i (Mac) --- alt-0238 (PC) --- & icirc; (html)
     ï (i-dieresis) --- opt-u + i (Mac) --- alt-0239 (PC) --- & iuml; (html)

     Ó (Oacute) --- shift-opt-h (Mac) --- alt-0211 (PC) --- & Oacute; (html)
     Ò (Ograve) --- shift-opt-L (Mac) --- alt-0210 (PC) --- & Ograve; (html)
     Ô (Ocircumflex) --- shift-opt-j (Mac) --- alt-0212 (PC) --- & Ocirc; (html)
     Ö (O-dieresis) --- opt-u + O (Mac) --- alt-0214 (PC) --- & Ouml; (html)
     Õ (Otilde) --- opt-n + O (Mac) --- alt-0213 (PC) --- & Otilde; (html)
     Ø (Oslash) --- shift-opt-o (Mac) --- alt-0216 (PC) --- & 216; (html)

     ó (o-acute) --- opt-e + o (Mac) --- alt-0243 (PC) --- & oacute; (html)
     ò (o-grave) --- opt-` + o (Mac) --- alt-0242 (PC) --- & ograve; (html)
     ô (o-circumflex) --- opt-i + o (Mac) --- alt-0244 (PC) --- & ocirc; (html)
     ö (o-dieresis) --- opt-u + o (Mac) --- alt-0246 (PC) --- & oulm; (html)
     õ (o-tilde) --- opt-n + o (Mac) --- alt-0245 (PC) --- & otilde; (html)
     ø (oslash) --- opt-o (Mac) --- alt-0248 (PC) --- & 248; (html)

     Ú (Uacute) --- shift-opt-; (Mac) --- alt-0218 (PC) --- & Uacute; (html)
     Ù (Ugrave) --- opt-` + U (Mac) --- alt-0217 (PC) --- & Ugrave; (html)
     Û (Ucircumflex) --- opt-i + U (Mac) --- alt-0219 (PC) --- & Ucirc; (html)
     Ü (U-dieresis) --- opt-u + U (Mac) --- alt-0220 (PC) --- & Uuml; (html)
     ú (u-acute) --- opt-e + u (Mac) --- alt-0250 (PC) --- & uacute; (html)
     ù (u-grave) --- opt-` + u (Mac) --- alt-0249 (PC) --- & ugrave; (html)
     û (u-circumflex) --- opt-i + u (Mac) --- alt-0251 (PC) --- & ucirc; (html)
     ü (u-dieresis) --- opt-u + u (Mac) --- alt-0252 (PC) --- & uuml; (html)
     Ÿ (Ydieresis) --- opt-u + Y (Mac) --- alt-0159 (PC) --- & #159; (html)
     ÿ (ydieresis) --- opt-u + y (Mac) --- alt-0255 (PC) --- & yuml; (html)

                                ACCENTED CHARACTERS

     Ç (C-cedilla) --- shift-opt-c (Mac) --- alt-0199 (PC) --- & Ccedil; (html)
     ç (c-cedilla) --- opt-c (Mac) --- alt-0231 (PC) --- & ccedil; (html)
Ð     (Eth) --- inaccessible (Mac) --- alt-0208 (PC)
ð     (eth) --- inaccessible (Mac) --- alt-0240 (PC)
     Ñ (N-tilde) --- opt-n + N (Mac) --- alt-0209 (PC) --- & Ntilde; (html)
     ñ (n-tilde) --- opt-n + n (Mac) --- alt-0241 (PC) --- & ntilde; (html)
  Š   (Scaron) --- inaccessible (Mac) --- alt-0138 (PC)
     š (scaron) --- inaccessible (Mac) --- alt-0154 (PC)
    Ý (Yacute) --- inaccessible (Mac) --- alt-0221 (PC)
    ý (yacute) --- inaccessible (Mac) --- alt-0253 (PC)
  Þ   (Thorn) --- inaccessible (Mac) --- alt-0222 (PC)
 þ    (thorn) --- inaccessible (Mac) --- alt-0254 (PC)

                                           LIGATURES

     Þ (fi) --- shift-opt-5 (Mac) --- inaccessible (PC) --- & 222; (html)
     þ (fl) --- shift-opt-6 (Mac) --- inaccessible (PC) --- & 254; (html)
     Æ (AE) --- shift-opt-' (Mac) --- alt-0198 (PC) --- & 198; (html)
     æ (ae) --- opt-' (Mac) --- alt-0230 (PC) --- & 230; (html)
     Π(OE) --- shift-opt-q (Mac) --- alt-0140 (PC) --- & 140; (html)
     œ (oe) --- opt-q (Mac) --- alt-0156 (PC) --- & 156; (html)

                                    PUNCTUATION SYMBOLS

     § (section) --- opt-6 (Mac) --- alt-0167 (PC) --- & #167; (html)
     € (bullet) --- opt-8 (Mac) --- alt-0149 (PC) --- & #128; (html)
      (paragraph) --- opt-7 (Mac) --- alt-0182 (PC) --- & #182; (html)
     ¿ (questiondown) --- shift-opt-/ (Mac) --- alt-0191 (PC) --- & 191; (html)
     ¡ (exclamdown) --- opt-1 (Mac) --- alt-0161 (PC) --- & 161; (html)
     « (guillemotleft) --- opt-\ (Mac) --- alt-0171 (PC) --- & 171; (html)
     » (guillemotright) --- shift-opt-\ (Mac) --- alt-0187 (PC) --- & 187; (html)
     Š (ellipsis) --- opt-; (Mac) --- alt-0133 (PC) --- & 138; (html)
     - (endash) --- opt-dash (Mac) --- alt-0150 (PC) --- & 150; (html)
     - (emdash) --- shift-opt-dash (Mac) --- alt-0151 (PC) --- & 151; (html)
     ‹ (guilsingleleft) --- shift-opt-3 (Mac) --- alt-0139 (PC) --- & 139; (html)
     › (guilsingleright) --- shift-opt-4 (Mac) --- alt-0155 (PC) --- & 155; (html)
     · (period centered) --- shift-opt-9 (Mac) --- alt-0183 (PC) --- & 183; (html)
     ‚ (quote single base) --- shift-opt-0 (Mac) --- alt-0130 (PC) --- & 130; (html)
     „ (quote double base) --- shift-opt-w (Mac) --- alt-0132 (PC) --- & 132; (html)

                               MATHEMATICAL/GREEK SYMBOLS

     ° (degree) --- shift-opt-8 (Mac) --- alt-0176 (PC) --- & #176; (html)
     (not equals) --- opt-equals (Mac) --- inaccessible (PC)
     (infinity) --- opt-5 (Mac) --- inaccessible (PC)
     ± (plusminus) --- shift-opt-equals (Mac) --- alt-0177 (PC) --- & 177; (html)
     ¾ (lessequal) --- opt-comma (Mac) --- inaccessible (PC) --- & 190; (html)
     ÷ (divide) --- opt-/ (Mac) --- alt-0247 (PC) --- & 247; (html)
     Ž (fraction slash) --- shift-opt-1 (Mac) --- inaccessible (PC) --- & 142; (html)
     ‰ (per thousand) --- shift-opt-r (Mac) --- alt-0137 (PC) --- & 137; (html)
     ­ (minus) --- inaccessible (Mac) --- alt-0173 (PC) --- & #173; (html)
     × (multiply) --- inaccessible (Mac) --- alt-0215 (PC) --- & #215; (html)
 ½    (one half) --- inaccessible (Mac) --- alt-0189 (PC)
  ¼   (one quarter) --- inaccessible (Mac) --- alt-0188 (PC)
  ¾   (three quarters) --- inaccessible (Mac) --- alt-0190 (PC)
     µ (mu) --- opt-m (Mac) --- alt-0181 (PC) --- & 181; (html)
     (omega) --- opt-z (Mac) --- inaccessible (PC)
      (logicalnot) --- opt-L (Mac) --- alt-0172 (PC) --- & 172; (html)
      (delta) --- opt-j (Mac) --- inaccessible (PC) --- & 144; (html)
     ƒ (florin) --- opt-f (Mac) --- alt-0131 (PC) --- & 131; (html)
     ß (germandbls) --- opt-s (Mac) --- alt-0223 (PC) --- & szlig; (html)

                                     MONETARY SYMBOLS

     ¢ (cent) --- opt-4 (Mac) --- alt-0162 (PC) --- & #162; (html)
     £ (sterling) --- opt-3 (Mac) --- alt-0163 (PC) --- & #163; (html)
     ¥ (yen) --- opt-y (Mac) --- alt-0165 (PC) --- & 165; (html)
     ¤ (currency) --- shift-opt-2 (Mac) --- alt-0164 (PC) --- & 164; (html)

                                     COPYRIGHT SYMBOLS

     ® (registered) --- opt-r (Mac) --- alt-0174 (PC) --- & reg; (html)
     © (copyright) --- opt-g (Mac) --- alt-0169 (PC) --- & copy; (html)
      (trademark) --- opt-2 (Mac) --- alt-0153 (PC) --- & 129; (html)

                                     ISOLATED ACCENTS

     ´ (acute) --- shift-opt-e (Mac) --- alt-0180 (PC) --- & 180; (html)
     ¨ (dieresis) --- shift-opt-u (Mac) --- alt-0168 (PC) --- & 168; (html)
     - (circumflex) --- shift-opt-i (Mac) --- alt-0136 (PC) --- & #150; (html)
     ˜ (tilde) --- shift-opt-n (Mac) --- alt-0152 (PC) --- & #152; (html)
     ¯ (macron) --- shift-opt-comma (Mac) --- alt-0175 (PC) --- & #175; (html)
     š (ring) --- opt-k (Mac) --- inaccessible (PC) --- & #154; (html)
     ¸ (cedilla) --- shift-opt-z (Mac) --- alt-0184 (PC) --- & #184; (html)

                                        OTHER SYMBOLS

     ª (ordfeminine) --- opt-9 (Mac) --- alt-0170 (PC) --- & 170; (html)
     º (ordmasculine) --- opt-0 (Mac) --- alt-0186 (PC) --- & 186; (html)
     Ý (dagger) --- opt-t (Mac) --- alt-0134 (PC) --- & 221; (html)
     ý (double dagger) --- shift-opt-7 (Mac) --- alt-0135 (PC) --- & 253; (html)
In UNIX, thankfully, the key combinations for entering these symbols are mnemonic, and only occasionally fall into the realm of the arbitrary. The compose key is used followed by two other characters (sometimes shifted, etc.) to enter one of these symbols, and the character combinations are things like A and ' for Á, 1 and 2 for ½, etc.

Also note that the numeric HTML codes literally mean "use character number 248" or whatever; these are dependent on the encoding used by the font used to display that text, and may change from one OS to another, or even one font to another within the same OS. Several of the characters above do not match their descriptions in the browser I am using now; for instance, "trademark" is an empty square, and "lessequal" is a 3/4. To ensure your HTML looks correct to everybody, stick with the named HTML entities as listed in E2 HTML Tags.

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