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       groff_char - groff character names

DESCRIPTION    [Toc]    [Back]

       This  manual  page  lists the standard groff input characters.
  Only the characters  that  are  available  for  the
       device  that  is  being  used to print or view this manual
       page will be  displayed  (the  device  currently  used  is
       `ascii').   The  Input  code  column applies to characters
       which can be input with a single character, and gives  the
       ISO  Latin-1 code of that input character.  The PostScript
       name column gives the usual PostScript name of the  output

       The ISO Latin-1 no-break space (code 0240 octal) is equivalent
 to \(space).  All other ISO Latin-1 characters print
       as  themselves  with the following exceptions: ` prints as
       `, ' prints as '; the corresponding ISO Latin-1 characters
       can  be  obtained  with  \`  and  \(aq.   The  ISO Latin-1
       `Hyphen, Minus Sign' (code 45) prints as a hyphen; a minus
       sign  can  be  obtained  with \-.  The ISO Latin-1 `Tilde'
       (code 126) prints as ~; the larger glyph can  be  obtained
       with  \(ti.  The ISO Latin-1 `Circumflex Accent' (code 94)
       prints as ^; a larger glyph can be obtained with \(ha.

       Output   Input   Input   PostScript       Notes
                name    code    name

       !        !       33      exclam
       "        "       34      quotedbl
       #        #       35      numbersign
       $        $       36      dollar
       %        %       37      percent
       &        &       38      ampersand
       '        '       39      quoteright
       (        (       40      parenleft
       )        )       41      parenright
       *        *       42      asterisk
       +        +       43      plus
       ,        ,       44      comma
       -        -       45      hyphen
       .        .       46      period
       /        /       47      slash
       :        :       58      colon
       ;        ;       59      semicolon
       <        <       60      less
       =        =       61      equal
       >        >       62      greater
       ?        ?       63      question
       @        @       64      at
       [        [       91      bracketleft
       \        \       92      backslash
       ]        ]       93      bracketright
       ^        ^       94      circumflex       circumflex accent
       _        _       95      underscore
       `        `       96      quoteleft
       {        {       123     braceleft
       |        |       124     bar
       }        }       125     braceright
       ~        ~       126     tilde            tilde accent
       i        i       161     exclamdown

       Output   Input   Input   PostScript       Notes
                name    code    name

       c        c       162     cent
       L        L       163     sterling
       x        x       164     currency
       Y        Y       165     yen
       |        |       166     brokenbar
       S        S       167     section
       "        "       168     dieresis
       (C)      (C)     169     copyright
       a        a       170     ordfeminine
       <<       <<      171     guillemotleft
       ~        ~       172     logicalnot
       _R)      _R)     174     registered
                        175     macron
       o        o       176     degree
       +-       +-      177     plusminus
       2        2       178     twosuperior
       3        3       179     threesuperior
       '        '       180     acute            acute accent
       u        u       181     mu
       9|       9|      182     paragraph
       .        .       183     periodcentered
       ,        ,       184     cedilla
       1        1       185     onesuperior
       o        o       186     ordmasculine
       >>       >>      187     guillemotright
       1/4      1/4     188     onequarter
       1/2      1/2     189     onehalf
       3/4      3/4     190     threequarters
       c        c       191     questiondown
       A        A       192     Agrave
       A        A       193     Aacute
       A        A       194     Acircumflex
       A        A       195     Atilde
       A        A       196     Adieresis
       A        A       197     Aring
       AE       AE      198     AE
       C        C       199     Ccedilla
       E        E       200     Egrave
       E        E       201     Eacute
       E        E       202     Ecircumflex
       E        E       203     Edieresis
       I        I       204     Igrave
       I        I       205     Iacute
       I        I       206     Icircumflex
       I        I       207     Idieresis
       D        D       208     Eth
       N        N       209     Ntilde
       O        O       210     Ograve
       O        O       211     Oacute
       O        O       212     Ocircumflex
       O        O       213     Otilde
       O        O       214     Odieresis
       x        x       215     multiply
       O        O       216     Oslash
       U        U       217     Ugrave
       U        U       218     Uacute
       U        U       219     Ucircumflex
       U        U       220     Udieresis
       Y        Y       221     Yacute
       b        b       222     Thorn
       B        B       223     germandbls
       a        a       224     agrave

       Output   Input   Input   PostScript       Notes
                name    code    name

       a        a       225     aacute
       a        a       226     acircumflex
       a        a       227     atilde
       a        a       228     adieresis
       a        a       229     aring
       ae       ae      230     ae
       c        c       231     ccedilla
       e        e       232     egrave
       e        e       233     eacute
       e        e       234     ecircumflex
       e        e       235     edieresis
       i        i       236     igrave
       i        i       237     iacute
       i        i       238     icircumflex
       i        i       239     idieresis
       'o        'o       240     eth
       n        n       241     ntilde
       o        o       242     ograve
       o        o       243     oacute
       o        o       244     ocircumflex
       o        o       245     otilde
       o        o       246     odieresis
       -:-      -:-     247     divide
       o        o       248     oslash
       u        u       249     ugrave
       u        u       250     uacute
       u        u       251     ucircumflex
       u        u       252     udieresis
       y        y       253     yacute
       b        b       254     thorn
       y        y       255     ydieresis
       D        \(-D            Eth              Icelandic uppercase eth
       'o        \(Sd            eth              Icelandic lowercase eth
       b        \(TP            Thorn            Icelandic uppercase thorn
       b        \(Tp            thorn            Icelandic lowercase thorn
       AE       \(AE            AE
       ae       \(ae            ae
       OE       \(OE            OE
       oe       \(oe            oe
       B        \(ss            germandbls
       A        \('A            Aacute
       E        \('E            Eacute
       I        \('I            Iacute
       O        \('O            Oacute
       U        \('U            Uacute
       a        \('a            aacute
       e        \('e            eacute
       i        \('i            iacute
       o        \('o            oacute
       u        \('u            uacute
       A        \(:A            Adieresis
       E        \(:E            Edieresis
       I        \(:I            Idieresis
       O        \(:O            Odieresis
       U        \(:U            Udieresis
       a        \(:a            adieresis
       e        \(:e            edieresis
       i        \(:i            idieresis
       o        \(:o            odieresis
       u        \(:u            udieresis
       y        \(:y            ydieresis
       A        \(^A            Acircumflex

       Output   Input   Input   PostScript       Notes
                name    code    name

       E        \(^E            Ecircumflex
       I        \(^I            Icircumflex
       O        \(^O            Ocircumflex
       U        \(^U            Ucircumflex
       a        \(^a            acircumflex
       e        \(^e            ecircumflex
       i        \(^i            icircumflex
       o        \(^o            ocircumflex
       u        \(^u            ucircumflex
       A        \(`A            Agrave
       E        \(`E            Egrave
       I        \(`I            Igrave
       O        \(`O            Ograve
       U        \(`U            Ugrave
       a        \(`a            agrave
       e        \(`e            egrave
       i        \(`i            igrave
       o        \(`o            ograve
       u        \(`u            ugrave
       A        \(~A            Atilde
       N        \(~N            Ntilde
       O        \(~O            Otilde
       a        \(~a            atilde
       n        \(~n            ntilde
       o        \(~o            otilde
       C        \(,C            Ccedilla
       c        \(,c            ccedilla
       L        \(/L            Lslash           Polish L with a slash
       l        \(/l            lslash           Polish l with a slash
       O        \(/O            Oslash
       o        \(/o            oslash
       A        \(oA            Aring
       a        \(oa            aring
       _        \(a"            hungarumlaut     Hungarian umlaut
                \(a-            macron           macron or bar accent
       ^        \(a^            circumflex       circumflex accent
       '        \(aa            acute            acute accent
       `        \(ga            grave            grave accent
       `        \(ab            breve            breve accent
       ,        \(ac            cedilla          cedilla accent
       "        \(ad            dieresis         umlaut or dieresis
       v        \(ah            caron            havek accent
       o        \(ao            ring             ring or circle accent
       ~        \(a~            tilde            tilde accent
       ,        \(ho            ogonek           hook or ogonek accent
       i        \(.i            dotlessi         i without a dot
       x        \(Cs            currency         Scandinavian currency sign
       $        \(Do            dollar
       L        \(Po            sterling
       Y        \(Ye            yen
       f        \(Fn            florin
       c        \(ct            cent
       <<       \(Fo            guillemotleft
       >>       \(Fc            guillemotright
       <        \(fo            guilsinglleft
       >        \(fc            guilsinglright
       i        \(r!            exclamdown
       c        \(r?            questiondown
       ff       \(ff            ff               ff ligature
       fi       \(fi            fi               fi ligature
       fl       \(fl            fl               fl ligature
       ffi      \(Fi            ffi              ffi ligature

       Output   Input   Input   PostScript       Notes
                name    code    name

       ffl      \(Fl            ffl              ffl ligature
       a        \(Of            ordfeminine
       o        \(Om            ordmasculine
       .        \(pc            periodcentered
       1        \(S1            onesuperior
       2        \(S2            twosuperior
       3        \(S3            threesuperior
       <-       \(<-            arrowleft
       ->       \(->            arrowright
       <->      \(<>            arrowboth        horizontal double-headed arrow
       v        \(da            arrowdown
       ^        \(ua            arrowup
       <=       \(lA            arrowdblleft
       =>       \(rA            arrowdblright
       <=>      \(hA            arrowdblboth     horizontal double-headed double arrow
       v        \(dA            arrowdbldown
       ^        \(uA            arrowdblup
       |        \(ba            bar
       |        \(bb            brokenbar
       |        \(br            br               box rule with traditional troff metrics
       _        \(ru            ru               baseline rule
       _        \(ul            ul               underline with traditional troff metrics
       |        \(bv            bv               bar vertical
       O        \(ci            circle
       o        \(bu            bullet
       (C)      \(co            copyright
       (R)      \(rg            registered
       tm       \(tm            trademark
       =        \(dd            daggerdbl        double dagger sign
       -        \(dg            dagger
       9|       \(ps            paragraph
       S        \(sc            section
       o        \(de            degree
       --       \(em            emdash           em dash
       -        \(en            endash           en dash
       %o       \(%0            perthousand      per thousand, per mille sign
       1/2      \(12            onehalf
       1/4      \(14            onequarter
       3/4      \(34            threequarters
       /        \(f/            fraction         bar for fractions
       '        \(fm            minute           footmark, prime
       ''       \(sd            second
       ^        \(ha            asciicircum      ASCII circumflex, hat, caret
       ~        \(ti            asciitilde       ASCII tilde, large tilde
       -        \(hy            hyphen
       [        \(lB            bracketleft
       ]        \(rB            bracketright
       {        \(lC            braceleft
       }        \(rC            braceright
       <        \(la            angleleft        left angle bracket
       >        \(ra            angleright       right angle bracket
       <=       \(lh            handleft
       =>       \(rh            handright
       ,,       \(Bq            quotedblbase     low double comma quote
       ,        \(bq            quotesinglbase   low single comma quote
       "        \(lq            quotedblleft
       "        \(rq            quotedblright
       `        \(oq            quoteleft        single open quote
       '        \(cq            quoteright       single closing quote (ASCII 39)
       '        \(aq            quotesingle      apostrophe quote
       "        \(dq            quotedbl         double quote (ASCII 34)
       |        \(or            bar

       Output   Input   Input   PostScript       Notes
                name    code    name

       @        \(at            at
       -        \-              minus            minus sign from current font
       #        \(sh            numbersign
       /        \(sl            slash
       \        \(rs            backslash
       []       \(sq            square
       .:.      \(tf            therefore
       A        \(*A            Alpha
       B        \(*B            Beta
       H        \(*C            Xi
       /\       \(*D            Delta
       E        \(*E            Epsilon
       O_       \(*F            Phi
       |        \(*G            Gamma
       O        \(*H            Theta
       I        \(*I            Iota
       K        \(*K            Kappa
       /\       \(*L            Lambda
       M        \(*M            Mu
       N        \(*N            Nu
       O        \(*O            Omicron
       TT       \(*P            Pi
       Y        \(*Q            Psi
       _        \(*R            Rho
       >        \(*S            Sigma
       T        \(*T            Tau
       Y        \(*U            Upsilon
       O        \(*W            Omega
       X        \(*X            Chi
       H        \(*Y            Eta
       Z        \(*Z            Zeta
       a        \(*a            alpha
       B        \(*b            beta
       E        \(*c            xi
       d        \(*d            delta
       e        \(*e            epsilon
       o        \(*f            phi
       o        \(+f            phi1             variant phi
       y        \(*g            gamma
       0        \(*h            theta
       0        \(+h            theta1           variant theta
       i        \(*i            iota
       k        \(*k            kappa
       \        \(*l            lambda
       u        \(*m            mu
       v        \(*n            nu
       o        \(*o            omicron
       n        \(*p            pi
       w        \(+p            omega1           variant pi, looking like omega
       u        \(*q            psi
       p        \(*r            rho
       o        \(*s            sigma
       t        \(*t            tau
       u        \(*u            upsilon
       w        \(*w            omega
       x        \(*x            chi
       n        \(*y            eta
       C        \(*z            zeta
       s        \(ts            sigma1           terminal sigma
       ~~       \(~~            approxequal
       ~=       \(~=            approxequal
       !=       \(!=            notequal

       Output   Input   Input   PostScript       Notes
                name    code    name

       *        \(**            asteriskmath
       +-       \(+-            plusminus
       <=       \(<=            lessequal
       ==       \(==            equivalence
       =~       \(=~            congruent
       >=       \(>=            greaterequal
       ^        \(AN            logicaland
       v        \(OR            logicalor
       ~        \(no            logicalnot
       3        \(te            existential      there exists, existential quantifier
       V        \(fa            universal        for all, universal quantifier
       N        \(Ah            aleph
       I        \(Im            Ifraktur         Fraktur I, imaginary
       R        \(Re            Rfraktur         Fraktur R, real
       oo       \(if            infinity
       .        \(md            dotmath
       E        \(mo            element
       x        \(mu            multiply
       E        \(nm            notelement
       +        \(pl            plusmath         plus sign in special font
       =        \(eq            equalmath        equals sign in special font
       oc       \(pt            proportional
       |        \(pp            perpendicular
       (=       \(sb            propersubset
       =)       \(sp            propersuperset
       (_       \(ib            reflexsubset
       _)       \(ip            reflexsuperset
       ~        \(ap            similar
       ,I        \(is            integral
       _/       \(sr            radical          square root
                \(rn                             overline
       a        \(pd            partialdiff      partial differentiation sign
       x        \(c*            circlemultiply   multiply sign in a circle
       +        \(c+            circleplus       plus sign in a circle
       (^)      \(ca            intersection     intersection, cap
       U        \(cu            union            union, cup
       _:-      \(di            divide           division sign
       V        \(gr            gradient
       {}       \(es            emptyset
       _|       \(CR            carriagereturn   carriage return symbol
       -)       \(st            suchthat
       /        \(/_            angle
       p        \(wp            weierstrass      Weierstrass p
       <>       \(lz            lozenge
       -        \(an            arrowhorizex     horizontal arrow extension

SEE ALSO    [Toc]    [Back]

       An extension to the troff character set for  Europe,  E.G.
       Keizer, K.J. Simonsen, J. Akkerhuis, EUUG Newsletter, Volume
 9, No. 2, Summer 1989

Groff Version 1.16.1      April 8, 2001             GROFF_CHAR(7)
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