I need information about § character. I have seen it used for numbering (equivalent to nº) and as a separator. Which is its name or code? Where can it be used?
with a correct inputencoding you can input it directly from your keyboard, if present.
U+00A7 SECTION SIGN
General Character Properties
In Unicode since: 1.1 Unicode category: Symbol, Other
Various Useful Representations Here is what I have (from Linux's character map utility):
UTF-8: 0xC2 0xA7 UTF-16: 0x00A7
C octal escaped UTF-8: \302\247 XML decimal entity: §
Annotations and Cross References
• paragraph sign in some European usage
Unicode has several other section marks, but they are not as common, e.g., U+1360 ETHIOPIC SECTION MARK, Rejang section mark, and more.
I found this character listed as
This character is sometimes used for adorning numbered titles of sub-sections of text in older books, this is how I started looking for it. And it is true you can get it very easy by using