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Symbol Font Code Examples

This page tests the Symbol font's presentation when the source code type differs. A comparison of three coding methods is presented in the tri-color chart.

TrueTypeAdobe Type 1OpenType NOTE: You cannot view this page properly without the having the Symbol font or MS Symbol font installed on your computer.

CautionThis is an outdated 8-bit font. It is not a Unicode font and is unsuitable for use on Internet web pages. It may be useful for internal documents or those to be exchanged with others who own the same font.


Characters in Symbol Font
Comparing Source Codes

This chart compares the three types of source code for characters in the Symbol font. (A similar chart is available for viewing coding variations for the Numismatica font.)

Click here for a verification image to confirm correct presentation on your Windows  computer, or the Mac verification chart [proper Mac presentation still in work]. 

Symbol font using HTML digit codes (white)
Symbol font using ANSI font characters (yellow)
Symbol font using HTML entity codes (blue)
! " # $ % & ' ( ) * + , - . / 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 : ; < = > ? @
! " # $ % & ' ( ) * + , - . / 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 : ; < = > ? @
! " # $ % & ' ( ) * + , - . / 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 : ; < = > ? @
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z [ \ ] ^ _
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z [ \ ] ^ _
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z [ \ ] ^ _
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z { | } ~
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z { | } ~
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z { | } ~
‚ ƒ „ … † ‡ ˆ ‰ Š ‹ Œ ‘ ’ “ ” • – — ˜ ™ š › œ Ÿ   ¡ ¢ £ ¤ ¥ ¦
 
‚ ƒ „ … † ‡ ˆ ‰ Š ‹ Œ ‘ ’ “ ” • – — ˜ ™ š › œ Ÿ   ¡ ¢ £ ¤ ¥ ¦
§ ¨ © ª « ¬ ® ¯ ° ± ² ³ ´ µ ¶ · ¸ ¹ º » ½ ¾ ¿ À Á Â Ã Ä Å Æ Ç È
§ ¨ © ª « ¬ ® ¯ ° ± ² ³ ´ µ ¶ · ¸ ¹ º » ½ ¾ ¿ À Á Â Ã Ä Å Æ Ç È
É Ê Ë Ì Í Î Ï Ð Ñ Ò Ó Ô Õ Ö × Ø Ù Ú Û Ü Ý Þ ß à á â ã ä å æ ç è é ê
É Ê Ë Ì Í Î Ï Ð Ñ Ò Ó Ô Õ Ö × Ø Ù Ú Û Ü Ý Þ ß à á â ã ä å æ ç è é ê
ì í î ï ð ñ ò ó ô õ ö ÷ ø ù ú û ü ý þ
ì í î ï ð ñ ò ó ô õ ö ÷ ø ù ú û ü ý þ

The Mac Symbol font and the MS Symbol font in Windows have the same characters in the ASCII range (lower 128), but in the upper 128, there are significant differences. There is a test page on the web detailing the characters shared in common.


This page last updated 26 Jan 2011

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