ALT Codes - Alt Codes for Punctuation

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List of Alt Codes used for Punctuation, Editing, Parenthesis, Quotation etc.

ALT Codes for Punctuation
Interrogetary and Exclamatory
Alt Code Symbol Description
Alt 33 ! Exclamation Mark
Alt 19 Double Exclamation
Alt 173 ¡ Inverted exclamation mark
Alt 63 ? Question Mark
Alt 168 ¿ inverted question mark
Alt Codes for Parenthesis
Alt Code Symbol Description
Alt 40 ( Open Bracket
Alt 41 ) Close Bracked
Alt 91 [ Open Square Bracket
Alt 93 ] Close Square Bracket
Alt 123 { Open curley bracket
Alt 125 } Close curley bracket
Alt Codes for Editing
Alt Code Symbol Description
Alt 28 Tab Marker
Alt 21 § Paragraph
Alt 20 Carriage Return
Alt 0134 dagger / obelos
Alt 0135 double dagger / diesis
Reported Speech / Quotation
Alt Code Symbol Description
Alt 34 " Quotation Mark
Alt 0139 quotation mark
Alt 0155 quotation mark
Alt 0145 curly single open quote
Alt 0146 curly single close quote
Alt 0147 curly double open quote
Alt 0148 curly double close quote
Alt 174 « Quotation Mark
Alt 175 » Quotation Mark
Alt 0130 curly single quote
Alt 0132 low curly doublequote
Alt Codes for Abbreviation
Alt Code Symbol Description
Alt 39 ' Apostraphe
Alt 96 ` Angled Apostraphe
Alt 38 & Ampersand
Alt 64 @ At Symbol
Alt Codes for General Punctuation
Alt 58 : Colon
Alt 59 ; Semi-Colon
Alt 44 , Comma
Alt 46 . Full Stop / Period
Alt 32 Space
Alt 255 Alternative Space
Alt 0133 dot dot dot / ellipsis
Alt 95 _ Underscore
Alt 0175 ¯ overscore
Alt 124 | Bar
Alt 126 ~ Tilda/Squiggle
Alt 0168 ¨ diaresis
Alt 45 - Dash or Hyphen
Alt 0151 Longer Dash or Hyphen
Alt 22 Long Hyphon
Alt 42 * Asterisk
Alt 47 / Slash
Alt 92 \ Back Slash
1º and 1ª mean 1st in some languages
Alt 166 ª a superscript
Alt 167 º o superscript
Archaic Punctuation Alt Codes
Alt 0183 · interpunct

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