Unicode character information
Displayed on your computer as:
(if the character is not rendered properly, you may not have the appropriate fonts)
- discretionary hyphen
- hyphen, discretionary
- Hyphen, soft
- Soft hyphen
Codepoint (decimal): 173
In unicode block: Latin-1 Supplement
Html entities:­ or ­ or ­
Character input:There is no universal input system for Unicode characters. But you can use the system specific input methods below.
|Windows:||Hold down Alt and press + on the numeric keyboard. Type: 00AD and release Alt. A registry key needs to be enabled for this to work. See Unicode input (wikipedia) for more details.|
|Linux:||Hold down Crtl and ⇧ Shift and type U00AD. Now press ↵ Enter and release Crtl and ⇧ Shift.|
Other Infos:General category: Cf (Format): A format control character.
Bidirectional class is: BN (Boundary_Neutral): Most format characters, control codes, or noncharacters.
Canocial combining class is: 0 (Not_Reordered): Spacing and enclosing marks; also many vowel and consonant signs, even if nonspacing.