German Umlauts in Unicode and HTML
If you have a German keyboard it is very easy to type the Umlauts like äöü and also the "sharp s" ß, as the German keyboard layout has these characters directly on the layout.
If you have another keyboard or you are trying to make sure your HTML document should be readable on other computers that use other encodings you should take a look at the table below.
|Character||Unicode Number||HTML Entity||HTML Unicode call|
You can easily type all Unicode Characters on your keyboard by using
Keep ALT pressed while doing this. The Numpad must be activated on your keyboard.
Example: ä is ALT+0228
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German Umlauts and the sharp s can also be written like this:
|Ä ä||AE ae|
|Ö ö||OE oe|
|Ü ü||UE ue|
(in some cases also sz)
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