Difference between revisions of "Password special characters"

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| ? || Question mark || U+003F
 
| ? || Question mark || U+003F
 
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| @ || "At" sign || U+0040
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| @ || At sign || U+0040
 
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| [ || Left bracket || U+005B
 
| [ || Left bracket || U+005B
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| _ || Underscore || U+005F
 
| _ || Underscore || U+005F
 
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| ` || Grave accent || U+0060
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| ` || Grave accent (backtick) || U+0060
 
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| { || Left brace || U+007B
 
| { || Left brace || U+007B
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| | || Vertical bar || U+007C
 
| | || Vertical bar || U+007C
 
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| } || Right brace || UU+007D
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| } || Right brace || U+007D
 
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| ~ || Tilde || U+007E
 
| ~ || Tilde || U+007E

Latest revision as of 08:30, 15 April 2013

Password special characters is an selection of punctuation characters that are present on standard US keyboard and frequently used in passwords.

Character Name Unicode
Space U+0020
 ! Exclamation U+0021
" Double quote U+0022
# Number sign (hash) U+0023
$ Dollar sign U+0024
 % Percent U+0025
& Ampersand U+0026
' Single quote U+0027
( Left parenthesis U+0028
) Right parenthesis U+0029
* Asterisk U+002A
+ Plus U+002B
, Comma U+002C
- Minus U+002D
. Full stop U+002E
/ Slash U+002F
 : Colon U+003A
 ; Semicolon U+003B
< Less than U+003C
= Equal sign U+003D
> Greater than U+003E
 ? Question mark U+003F
@ At sign U+0040
[ Left bracket U+005B
\ Backslash U+005C
] Right bracket U+005D
^ Caret U+005E
_ Underscore U+005F
` Grave accent (backtick) U+0060
{ Left brace U+007B
| Vertical bar U+007C
} Right brace U+007D
~ Tilde U+007E

The same list as string (between double quotes): " !"#$%&'()*+,-./:;<=>?@[\]^_`{|}~"

Various operating systems and applications may apply limitations to this set: