Below are the characters that can be used in Creole. It especially helps for non-native speakers in discussions to know the terms. See also [Wikipedia:Punctuation] and [Keyboards].

This page is entirely for informational purposes.  It does not imply that the characters not to be used in Creole should not be used in Creole.  It simply says that they are not currently used.

!!!Characters in Creole
<> angle brackets
*  asterisk (also called star)
\  backslash
{} curly brackets
=  equal sign
-  hyphen (also called dash or minus sign, see explanations)
#  number sign (also called pound sign, hash sign or octothorpe)
|  pipe
/  slash
[] square brackets
~  tilde

!!!Characters not in Creole
`  backtick
^  caret
:  colon
!  exclamation point
() parenthesis
%  percent
"  quotation mark (also called a quote or a double quote)
;  semicolon
'  single quote


* Difference between [[Hyphens And Dashes]]
* A potential thread [[Hard Line Breaks]]