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22 Sep

Reserved characters in HTML must be replaced with character entities.


Some characters are reserved in HTML.

It is not possible to use the less than (<) or greater than (>) signs in your text, because the browser will mix them with tags.

&entity_name

;

OR

&#entity_number;

To display a less than sign we must write: &lt; or <

Non-breaking Space

A common character entity used in HTML is the non-breaking space (&nbsp;).

Browsers will always truncate spaces in HTML pages. If you write 10 spaces in your text, the browser will remove 9 of them, before displaying the page. To add spaces to your text, you can use the &nbsp; character entity.

For Test Online Result:

http://www.w3schools.com/HTML/html_entities.asp

HTML Useful Character Entities

Note: Entity names are case sensitive!

Result Description Entity Name Entity Number
non-breaking space &nbsp;  
< less than &lt; <
> greater than &gt; >
& ampersand &amp; &
¢ cent &cent; ¢
£ pound &pound; £
¥ yen &yen; ¥
euro &euro;
§ section &sect; §
© copyright &copy; ©
® registered trademark &reg; ®
trademark &trade;
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Posted by on September 22, 2010 in ASP Dot Net C#

 

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