Unicode character information
Displayed on your computer as: ±
(if the character is not rendered properly, you may not have the appropriate fonts)
- Plus-minus sign
Codepoint (decimal): 177
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: 00B1 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 U00B1. Now press ↵ Enter and release Crtl and ⇧ Shift.|
Other Infos:General category: Sm (Math_Symbol): A symbol of primarily mathematical use.
Bidirectional class is: ET (European_Terminator): A terminator in a numeric format context, includes currency signs.
Canocial combining class is: 0 (Not_Reordered): Spacing and enclosing marks; also many vowel and consonant signs, even if nonspacing.