Unicode

Introduction

Within Windows, if you press and hold the ALT key, and then press the keys on the numeric keypad, representing the decimal code value of the required character, then after you finish typing, release the ALT key and Windows will generate the specified character.

Decimal

A unicode character is represented as the characters &# followed by four decimal digits, followed by the character ; in decimal.

Example

√ is the unicode decimal value for the tick mark: √.

Hexadecimal

A unicode character is represented as the characters &#x followed by four hexadecimal characters, followed by the character ; in hexadecimal.

Example

√ is the unicode hexadecimal value for the tick mark: √.