Punctuation, MICR, and Special OCR Characters

The following tables contain punctuation and miscellaneous characters.

✎ NOTE

Some of these characters will not be displayed unless the output file format is UNICODE compliant, with UNICODE fonts loaded (for example, MS Word Arial Unicode MS).

PUNCTUATION CHARACTERS

Character description Character value Recognize method
(UNICODE) DOT RER HNR MAT
Apostrophe-Quote 0x0027 DOT RER
Closing Curly Bracket 0x007d DOT RER
Closing Parenthesis 0x0029 DOT RER
Closing Square Bracket 0x005d DOT RER
Colon 0x003a DOT RER
Comma 0x002c DOT RER HNR OCRA, OCRB
Double Quotation Mark Left 0x201c
Double Quotation Mark Right 0x201d
Em dash 0x2014
En dash 0x2013
Exclamation Mark 0x0021 DOT RER
Hyphen-Minus 0x002d DOT RER HNR
Inverted Exclamation Mark 0x00a1 DOT
Inverted Question Mark 0x00bf DOT
Left Single Quotation Mark 0x2018
Right Single Quotation Mark 0x2019
Low Dbl. Comma Quot. Mark 0x201e
Low Single Comma Quot. Mark 0x201a
Opening Curly Bracket 0x007b DOT RER
Opening Parenthesis 0x0028 DOT RER
Opening Square Bracket 0x005b DOT RER
Period (full-stop) 0x002e DOT RER HNR All MAT
Question Mark 0x003f DOT RER
Quotation Mark 0x0022 DOT RER
Semicolon 0x003b DOT RER
Left Pointing Single Guillemet 0x2039
Right Pointing Single Guillemet 0x203a
Soft Hyphen 0x20ad
Spacing Grave 0x0060 DOT

MISCELLANEOUS CHARACTERS

Character description Character value Recognize method
(UNICODE) DOT RER HNR MAT
Acute 0x00b4
Ampersand 0x0026 DOT RER
Asterisk 0x002a DOT RER OCRA
Backslash 0x005c DOT RER OCRA
Bullet 0x2022
Broken Bar 0x00a6
Cedilla 0x00b8
Cent Sign 0x00a2 DOT
Circumflex 0x02c6
Commercial At 0x0040 DOT RER MICR
Copyright Sign 0x00a9
Currency Sign 0x00a4
Dagger 0x2020
Degree Sign 0x00b0
Diaresis 0x00a8
Dollar Sign 0x0024 DOT RER OCRA
Double Dagger 0x2021
Equals Sign 0x003d DOT RER
Euro Sign 0x20ac
Greater-Than Sign 0x003e DOT RER OCRA, OCRB
Horizontal Ellipsis 0x2026
Left Pointing Guillemet 0x00ab DOT
Less-Than Sign 0x003c DOT RER OCRA, OCRB
Macron 0x00af
Math Division Sign 0x00f7
Math Multipication Sign 0x00d7
Micron 0x00b5
Midddle Dot 0x00b7
Not Sign 0x00ac
Number Sign 0x0023 DOT RER MICR
Per Mille Sign 0x2030
Percent Sign 0x0025 DOT RER
Pilcrow Sign 0x00b6
Plus Sign 0x002b DOT RER HNR OCRA, OCRB
Plus-OR-Minus Sign 0x00b1 DOT
Pound Sign 0x00a3 DOT
Registered Trade Mark Sign 0x00ae
Right Pointing Guillemet 0x00bb DOT
Section Sign 0x00a7 DOT
Slash 0x002f DOT RER OCRA, OCRB
Sml. Script F 0x0192
Sml. Tilde 0x02dc
Space 0x0020 DOT RER HNR all MAT
Spacing Circumflex 0x005e DOT
Spacing Underscore 0x005f DOT RER
Superscript One 0x00b9
Superscript Three 0x00b3
Superscript Two 0x00b2
Tilde 0x007e DOT
Trade Mark Sign 0x2122
Vertical Bar 0x007c DOT RER
Vulgar Fraction Three Quarter 0x00be
Vulgar Fraction One Half 0x00bd
Vulgar Fraction One Quarter 0x00bc
Yen Sign 0x00a5 DOT

OCR / MICR Special Characters

Character Character description Character value
ocramount.GIF
OCR-A Amount Of Check 0x2447
OCR Belt Buckle 0x2444
OCR Bow Tie 0x2445
ocrbranch.GIF
OCR-A Branch Bank 0x2446
ocrchair.GIF
OCR Chair 0x2441
ocraccount.GIF
OCR-A Customer Account Number 0x2449
ocrdash.GIF
OCR-A Dash 0x2448
OCR Double Backslash 0x244a
ocrfork.GIF
OCR Fork 0x2442
ocrhook.GIF
OCR Hook 0x2440
ocrforkinverted.GIF
OCR Inverted Fork 0x2443

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