Murray Maloney <murray@sco.COM>
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Subject: Entities
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<TITLE> Character Entity Set(s) </TITLE>
<H1> Character Entity Set(s) </H1>
<P>The following entity names are used in 
<A HREF="MarkUp.html" NAME="z1">HTML</A>,
always prefixed by ampersand (&#38;)
and followed by a semicolon as shown.
They represent particular graphic characters which have special
meanings in places in the markup, or may not be part of the character
set available to the writer.

<H2> Numeric and Special Graphic Entities </H2>
The following table lists each of the supported characters 
specified in the <EM>Numeric and Special Graphic</EM> entity set,
along with its name, syntax for use, and description.
This list is derived from 
"ISO 8879:1986//ENTITIES Numeric and Special Graphic//EN"
however HTML <STRONG>does not</STRONG> provide support 
for the entire entity set.
Only the entities listed below are supported.
<STRONG>Glyph	Name		Syntax		Description</STRONG>		
&lt;	lt		&#38;lt;		Less than sign
&gt;	gt		&#38;gt;		Greater than sign
&amp;	amp		&#38;amp;		Ampersand
&quot;	quot		&#38;quot;		Double quote sign

<H2> ISO Latin 1 character entities </H2>
The following table lists each of the characters 
specified in the <EM>Added Latin 1</EM> entity set,
along with its name, syntax for use, and description.
This list is derived from 
"ISO 8879:1986//ENTITIES Added Latin 1//EN",
and HTML does provide support for the entire entity set.

<STRONG>Glyph	Name		Syntax		Description</STRONG>		
&Aacute;	Aacute		&#38;Aacute;	Capital A, acute accent
&Agrave;	Agrave		&#38;Agrave;	Capital A, grave accent
&Acirc;	Acirc		&#38;Acirc;		Capital A, circumflex accent
&Atilde;	Atilde		&#38;Atilde;	Capital A, tilde
&Aring;	Aring		&#38;Aring;		Capital A, ring
&Auml;	Auml		&#38;Auml;		Capital A, dieresis or umlaut mark
&AElig;	AElig		&#38;AElig;		Capital AE dipthong (ligature)
&Ccedil;	Ccedil		&#38;Ccedil;	Capital C, cedilla
&Eacute;	Eacute		&#38;Eacute;	Capital E, acute accent
&Egrave;	Egrave		&#38;Egrave;	Capital E, grave accent
&Ecirc;	Ecirc		&#38;Ecirc;		Capital E, circumflex accent
&Euml;	Euml		&#38;Euml;		Capital E, dieresis or umlaut mark
&Iacute;	Iacute		&#38;Iacute;	Capital I, acute accent
&Igrave;	Igrave		&#38;Igrave;	Capital I, grave accent
&Icirc;	Icirc		&#38;Icirc;		Capital I, circumflex accent
&Iuml;	Iuml		&#38;Iuml;		Capital I, dieresis or umlaut mark
&ETH;	ETH		&#38;ETH;	 	Capital Eth, Icelandic
&Ntilde;	Ntilde		&#38;Ntilde;	Capital N, tilde
&Oacute;	Oacute		&#38;Oacute;	Capital O, acute accent
&Ograve;	Ograve		&#38;Ograve;	Capital O, grave accent
&Ocirc;	Ocirc		&#38;Ocirc;		Capital O, circumflex accent
&Otilde;	Otilde		&#38;Otilde;	Capital O, tilde
&Ouml;	Ouml		&#38;Ouml;		Capital O, dieresis or umlaut mark
&Oslash;	Oslash		&#38;Oslash;	Capital O, slash
&Uacute;	Uacute		&#38;Uacute;	Capital U, acute accent
&Ugrave;	Ugrave		&#38;Ugrave;	Capital U, grave accent
&Ucirc;	Ucirc		&#38;Ucirc;		Capital U, circumflex accent
&Uuml;	Uuml		&#38;Uuml;		Capital U, dieresis or umlaut mark
&Yacute;	Yacute		&#38;Yacute;	Capital Y, acute accent
&THORN;	THORN		&#38;THORN;		Capital THORN, Icelandic
&szlig;	szlig		&#38;szlig;		Small sharp s, German (sz ligature)
&aacute;	aacute		&#38;aacute;	Small a, acute accent
&agrave;	agrave		&#38;agrave;	Small a, grave accent
&acirc;	acirc		&#38;acirc;		Small a, circumflex accent
&atilde;	atilde		&#38;atilde;	Small a, tilde
&atilde;	atilde		&#38;atilde;	Small a, tilde
&auml;	auml		&#38;auml;		Small a, dieresis or umlaut mark
&aelig;	aelig		&#38;aelig;		Small ae dipthong (ligature)
&ccedil;	ccedil		&#38;ccedil;	Small c, cedilla
&eacute;	eacute		&#38;eacute;	Small e, acute accent
&egrave;	egrave		&#38;egrave;	Small e, grave accent
&ecirc;	ecirc		&#38;ecirc;		Small e, circumflex accent
&euml;	euml		&#38;euml;		Small e, dieresis or umlaut mark
&iacute;	iacute		&#38;iacute;	Small i, acute accent
&igrave;	igrave		&#38;igrave;	Small i, grave accent
&icirc;	icirc		&#38;icirc;		Small i, circumflex accent
&iuml;	iuml		&#38;iuml;		Small i, dieresis or umlaut mark
&eth;	eth		&#38;eth;		Small eth, Icelandic
&ntilde;	ntilde		&#38;ntilde;	Small n, tilde
&oacute;	oacute		&#38;oacute;	Small o, acute accent
&ograve;	ograve		&#38;ograve;	Small o, grave accent
&ocirc;	ocirc		&#38;ocirc;		Small o, circumflex accent
&otilde;	otilde		&#38;otilde;	Small o, tilde
&ouml;	ouml		&#38;ouml;		Small o, dieresis or umlaut mark
&oslash;	oslash		&#38;oslash;	Small o, slash
&uacute;	uacute		&#38;uacute;	Small u, acute accent
&ugrave;	ugrave		&#38;ugrave;	Small u, grave accent
&ucirc;	ucirc		&#38;ucirc;		Small u, circumflex accent
&uuml;	uuml		&#38;uuml;		Small u, dieresis or umlaut mark
&yacute;	yacute		&#38;yacute;	Small y, acute accent
&thorn;	thorn		&#38;thorn;		Small thorn, Icelandic
&yuml;	yuml		&#38;yuml;		Small y, dieresis or umlaut mark

<H2> Additional Entity Sets (Proposed) </H2>
In future editions of HTML, 
additional entity sets may be officially supported. 
Implementors are encouraged to adopt 
the naming conventions described in 
Annex D of the SGML standard (ISO 8879)
for the following entity sets:
<H3> Alphabetic Characters </H3>
<LI> "ISO 8879:1986//ENTITIES Added Latin 2//EN"
<LI> "ISO 8879:1986//ENTITIES Greek Letters//EN"
<LI> "ISO 8879:1986//ENTITIES Monotoniko Greek//EN"
<LI> "ISO 8879:1986//ENTITIES Russian Cyrillic//EN"
<LI> "ISO 8879:1986//ENTITIES Non-Russian Cyrillic//EN"

<H3> General Use </H3>
<LI> "ISO 8879:1986//ENTITIES Numeric and Special Graphic//EN"
<LI> "ISO 8879:1986//ENTITIES Diacritical Marks//EN"
<LI> "ISO 8879:1986//ENTITIES Publishing//EN"
<LI> "ISO 8879:1986//ENTITIES Box and Line Drawing//EN"

<H3> Technical Use </H3>
<LI> "ISO 8879:1986//ENTITIES General Technical//EN"
<LI> "ISO 8879:1986//ENTITIES Greek Symbols//EN"
<LI> "ISO 8879:1986//ENTITIES Alternative Greek Symbols//EN"

<H3> Additional Mathematical Symbols </H3>
<LI> "ISO 8879:1986//ENTITIES Added Math Symbols: Ordinary//EN"
<LI> "ISO 8879:1986//ENTITIES Added Math Symbols: Binary Operators//EN"
<LI> "ISO 8879:1986//ENTITIES Added Math Symbols: Relations//EN"
<LI> "ISO 8879:1986//ENTITIES Added Math Symbols: Negated Relations//EN"
<LI> "ISO 8879:1986//ENTITIES Added Math Symbols: Arrow Relations//EN"
<LI> "ISO 8879:1986//ENTITIES Added Math Symbols: Delimiters//EN"