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Encoding special characters: ©, é, ñ, ä or ê

Encode the desired symbol as a string composed of an ampersand, the pound sign, a number (see the lookup table links below) followed by a semicolon with no spaces between all the symbols and number.

  • For the é symbol, enter é
  • For the ñ symbol, enter ñ
  • For the Ñ symbol, enter Ñ
  • For the ê symbol, enter ê
  • For the © symbol, enter ©
  • Fro the ä symbold, enter ä

Look up tables for proper number encodings of additional special characters:

Last updated: 2005-05-12
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