Ascii Reference

HTML and XHTML uses standard 7-BIT ASCII when transmitting data over the Web.
7-BIT ASCII represents 128 different character values (0-127).

7-BIT Printable ASCII Characters

Result Description Entity Number
space
! exclamation mark !
quotation mark "
# number sign #
$ dollar sign $
% percent sign %
& ampersand &
apostrophe '
( left parenthesis (
) right parenthesis )
* asterisk *
+ plus sign +
, comma ,
hyphen -
. period .
/ slash /
0 digit 0 0
1 digit 1 1
2 digit 2 2
3 digit 3 3
4 digit 4 4
5 digit 5 5
6 digit 6 6
7 digit 7 7
8 digit 8 8
9 digit 9 9
: colon :
; semicolon ;
< less-than <
= equals-to =
> greater-than >
? question mark ?
@ at sign @
A uppercase A A
B uppercase B B
C uppercase C C
D uppercase D D
E uppercase E E
F uppercase F F
G uppercase G G
H uppercase H H
I uppercase I I
J uppercase J J
K uppercase K K
L uppercase L L
M uppercase M M
N uppercase N N
O uppercase O O
P uppercase P P
Q uppercase Q Q
R uppercase R R
S uppercase S S
T uppercase T T
U uppercase U U
V uppercase V V
W uppercase W W
X uppercase X X
Y uppercase Y Y
Z uppercase Z Z
[ left square bracket [
\ backslash \
] right square bracket ]
^ caret ^
_ underscore _
` grave accent `
a lowercase a a
b lowercase b b
c lowercase c c
d lowercase d d
e lowercase e e
f lowercase f f
g lowercase g g
h lowercase h h
i lowercase i i
j lowercase j j
k lowercase k k
l lowercase l l
m lowercase m m
n lowercase n n
o lowercase o o
p lowercase p p
q lowercase q q
r lowercase r r
s lowercase s s
t lowercase t t
u lowercase u u
v lowercase v v
w lowercase w w
x lowercase x x
y lowercase y y
z lowercase z z
{ left curly brace {
| vertical bar |
} right curly brace }
~ tilde ~

7-BIT ASCII Device Control Characters

ASCII device control characters were originally designed to control hardware devices like printers and tape drives. These characters have nothing to do inside any HTML document.

Result Description Entity Number
NUL null character &#00;
SOH start of header &#01;
STX start of text &#02;
ETX end of text &#03;
EOT end of transmission &#04;
ENQ enquiry &#05;
ACK acknowledge &#06;
BEL bell (ring) &#07;
BS backspace &#08;
HT horizontal tab
LF line feed
VT vertical tab &#11;
FF form feed &#12;
CR carriage return
SO shift out &#14;
SI shift in &#15;
DLE data link escape &#16;
DC1 device control 1 &#17;
DC2 device control 2 &#18;
DC3 device control 3 &#19;
DC4 device control 4 &#20;
NAK negative acknowledge &#21;
SYN synchronize &#22;
ETB end transmission block &#23;
CAN cancel &#24;
EM end of medium &#25;
SUB substitute &#26;
ESC escape &#27;
FS file separator &#28;
GS group separator &#29;
RS record separator &#30;
US unit separator &#31;
DEL delete (rubout)