Re: Char: English symbol for "same as above"
- --- In Czechlist@yahoogroups.com, "Kostas" <kzgafas@...> wrote:
> In Czech, there is a symbol -"- (meaning: same as above) used to avoid retyping identical items in a list, if they are all same. Is there anything equivalent to this used in English?
The ditto mark is a typographic symbol indicating that the word(s) or figure(s) below which it is placed are to be repeated. It has Unicode code-point U+3003. Where this character is not available, closing double quotation marks (") or straight double quotation marks (") are often used.