Symbols and Special Characters
 
 
 

You can enter the following special characters and symbols by entering a control code or a Unicode string. Or in the In-Place Text Editor, click Symbol on the expanded toolbar.

NoteSymbols are not supported in vertical text.

Unicode strings and control codes

Control Codes

Unicode Strings

Result

%%d

\U+00B0

Degree symbol (°)

%%p

\U+00B1

Tolerance symbol (±)

%%c

\U+2205

Diameter symbol ( )

To insert the following text symbols, click Symbol on the expanded Text Formatting toolbar or enter the appropriate Unicode string:

Text symbols and Unicode strings

Name

Symbol

Unicode String

Almost equal

\U+2248

Angle

\U+2220

Boundary line

\U+E100

Centerline

\U+2104

Delta

\U+0394

Electrical phase

\U+0278

Flow line

\U+E101

Identity

\U+2261

Initial length

\U+E200

Monument line

\U+E102

Not equal

\U+2260

Ohm

\U+2126

Omega

\U+03A9

Plate/property line

\U+214A

Subscript 2

\U+2082

Squared

\U+00B2

Cubed

\U+00B3

These text symbols are available in the following True Type (TTF) and SHX fonts:

* These fonts also include the Initial Length symbol used for arc length dimensions.