My Favourite Special Characters

Vim (hex): ^vunnnn / ^vUnnnnnnnn

Symbol Unicode Point Description
(where not self explaining)
Base 16 Base 10
x201E8222 
x201D8221 
x201A8218 
x20198217 
«x00AB0171 
»x00BB0187 
x20398249 
x203A8250 
·x00B70183Middle Dot
x20228226Bullet
x20268230Horizontal Ellipsis (omission)
°x00B00176Degree Celsius
§x00A70167 
x22488776 
x22658805 
x22648804 
×x00D70215Multiplication Sign
½x00BD0189 
¼x00BC0188 
x215B8539 
¾x00BE0190 
 x00A00160No-Break Space
x20118209Non-Breaking Hyphen
x21928594Rightwards Arrow
x21908592 
x20208224 
x25B29650 
x25BC9660 
x25C09664 
x25B69654 
x21E78679Use as Shift Key Symbol
x21EA8682Use as Caps-Lock Key Symbol
x23188984Place of Interest Sign / Apple Command Key Symbol
x26659829 
© Hermann Faß, 2012