I'm trying to write a program that outputs the cent symbol (¢) in Visual Studios 2010 and when I copy and paste the symbol into my text it outputs a completely different symbol. I've also tried using \u00A2 and I still get a different wacky symbol. What is the C++ source code for the sign?
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This depends on how your console/terminal interprets the character code. Every character is represented by a number. The mapping between number and character depends on which character encoding is being used. \u00A2 is a ascii representation of the unicode code point 0x00A2 representing the cent symbol. Since unicode requires one …
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