Unicode Quotation Marks.

Double Quotes:

„German“ or “English”or « French » or ¡Spanish!

Windows Codes: „Alt 0132 —Alt 0147“—“Alt 0147—Alt 0148” — «Alt 0171 — Alt 0187» — ¡Alt 0161— !
Mac Keybd: Shift Alt W — Alt [ — Alt [ — Shift Alt [ — Alt \ — Shift Alt \ — Alt 1 —!

Single Quotes:

‚German‘ or ‘English’or ‹ French › or ¿Spanish?

Windows Codes: ‚Alt 0130 —Alt 0145‘—‘Alt 0145 —Alt 0146’ — ‹ Alt 0139 — Alt 0145 › — ¿ Alt 0191— ?
Mac Keybd: Shift Alt 0 — Alt ] — Alt ] — Shift Alt ] — Shift Alt 3 — Shift Alt 4 —Shift Alt / — ?


Use double quotation marks for direct speech.
When an item of direct speech is quoted within another piece of direct speech use single quotation marks.

It is correct in British writing (and in newspaper headlines) to use single quotation marks for direct speech.

Quotes for measurements of height, length, Latitude and longitude

He was 6′ 4″ and full of muscle

Location in Degrees, Minutes and Seconds 55° 57' 52.1248″ N , 3° 11' 8.1664″ W

Degree (°) U+00B0 Windows Code: Alt 0176
Prime ( ′ ) U+2032 Windows Code: Alt +2032 (requires EnableHexNumpad to be set to 1)
Double prime ( ″ ) U+2033 Windows Code: Alt +2033 (requires EnableHexNumpad to be set to 1)

The big breakthrough was when we got lower case ~ Bill Gates Tech•Ed 2008

Related:

Ascii Table
Swap Case - Reverse CAPS lock
Punctuation Marks - Unicode
Symbols and smilies - Unicode
Quotation marks in different languages - Wikipedia


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