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Is ▸ safe to use?

Posted on 2009-04-24
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Last Modified: 2013-11-19
I would like to place a triangle on my webpage using this entity:


Is it safe to use?  Might there be compatibility issues with browsers, operating systems and installed fonts that would prevent ▸ from being correctly rendered?
Question by:hankknight
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you can use that with urldecode() function:

echo urldecode('▸');

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shobinsunm, you do not understand my question.  This is NOT a PHP question.  I only want to know if the html entity ▸will consistently work across browsers and platforms.
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shobinsun earned 800 total points
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Ok..I understand.

Its works fine under  most of the character encoding scheme for example UTF-8, Windows-1252, ISO-8859-15, ISO-8859-1, ISO-8859-2 etc.\

You can check it via editing the httpd.conf(in my system) or apache.conf

"AddDefaultCharset UTF-8" .  Comment that line and change the coding vis :

<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=ISO-8859-15">


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blacksix earned 1200 total points
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There is one way you can answer the question yourself for certain -
put up a dummy page with your triangle on it, then use http://browsershots.org/ to take screen shots from every different browser and OS so you can see exactly where your problems will be if any.

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