Shortcuts For Special Characters [Mac]

Dave LeClair 12-06-2013

Special characters that you type every now and then can really be tough to remember. There are many of them, and each has a special string of keyboard actions you need to type to create them.

This guide is available to download as a free PDF. Download Shortcuts For Special Characters [Mac] now. Feel free to copy and share this with your friends and family.

Fear not! Our handy cheat sheet shows you how to type those special characters on one useful page. Keep it next you at all times when you’re on your computer, and you’ll know how to type all of those special characters any time you need them!

Shortcuts For Special Characters [Mac] specialmacthumb

Please find the contents of the cheat sheet below.

Accent: Grave `
Keystroke: Option+`+character
Available characters: À È Ì Ò Ù à è ì ò ù

Accent: Acute ´
Keystroke: Option+E+character
Available characters: Á É Í Ó Ú á é í ó ú


Accent: Circumflex ^
Keystroke: Option+I+character
Available characters: Â Ê Î Ô Û â ê î ô û

Accent: Tilde ~
Keystroke: Option+N+character
Available characters: Ã Ñ Õ ã ñ õ

Accent: Umlaut ¨
Keystroke: Option+U+character
Available characters: Ä Ë Ï Ö Ü Ÿ ä ë ï ö ü ÿ



Key stroke +Opt +Opt+Shift
A å Å
B ¹
c ç Ç
E ´
F ƒ Ï
G ©
I ˆ 8
J Ô 9
K š
L ¬ Ò
M µ Â
O ø Ø
P ¼ ½
Q œ Œ
R ®
S ß Í
U ¨ `
V ˆ ×
X œ
Y ¥ Á
Z ¸
Key stroke +Opt +Opt+Shift
0 º
1 ¡ Ž
3 £ Ð
4 ¢ ð
5 ƒ Þ
6 § þ
7 ý
8 °
9 ª ·
= ±
\ ´ ª
æ Æ
, ¾ ¯
. ˜
; Ú
` `
/ ÷ ¿

You may also download this cheat sheet in PDF format as seen in the image above.

Affiliate Disclosure: By buying the products we recommend, you help keep the site alive. Read more.

Whatsapp Pinterest

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *