Displaying ISO Latin Characters

If you’re authoring Web pages by hand, it can be a hassle to remember codes for different characters like á and à. Script 17.8 shows you a list of common variations of the vowels.

To display ISO Latin characters:

1.
var eWin,n,i,j,w,t='<table border=1 cellpadding=20 cellspacing=0>', l=document.createElement('p'),
Start off the bookmarklet by initializing several variables.
2.
v='aAeEiIoOuUyY',
Initialize a string, v, which contains all the vowels.
3.
s=new Array('acute','circ','elig', 'Elig','grave','ring','slash', 'tilde','uml');
Here’s an array, s, which contains all the diacritical character codes.
4.
for(i=0;i<v.length;i++){
This line sets up i to loop through the characters in the v string.
5.
for(j=0;j<s.length;j++){ ...

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