Codes for the "Greek-Small-Letter-Phi" SymbolThe Greek letter Phi is used to represent "The Golden Ratio." The Golden Ratio is a unique mathematical relationship. Two numbers are in the Golden Ratio when their sum divided by the large number is equal to the large number divided by the small number. The Golden Ratio is approximately equal to 1.618.
The Golden Ratio appears many times in nature, geometry, art, and architecture.
How to Insert the Lowercase 'Phi' SymbolClick on a to copy its contents.
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How To Insert the φ Symbol
(Method 1) Copy and paste the symbol.Click on the φ symbol from the table above. Press the "Copy" button, and then paste the symbol into your document.
(Method 2) Use the "Alt Code."The Alt Code for φ is Alt 966. If you have a keyboard with a numeric pad, you can use this method. Simply hold down the Alt Key and type 966. When you lift the Alt Key, φ appears. ("Num Lock" must be on.)
(Method 3) Use the HTML Decimal Code (for webpages).
(Method 4) Use the HTML Entity Code (for webpages).
(Method 5) Use the CSS Code (for webpages).
|CSS and HTML Text||Output|
(Method 6) Use the HTML Hex Code (for webpages and HTML canvas).
const x = "0x"+"3C6"|
ctx.fillText(String.fromCodePoint(x), 5, 5);
[Hold down Alt]
(Note that you can omit any leading zeros.)
|let str = "\u03C6"|
document.write("My symbol: " + str)
|My symbol: φ|
(Method 8) Use an Image (for various).
|<img src = "myImg.png"/>||φ|
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