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Special Characters

Tip: You can use the following keyboard shortcuts for both PCs and Macs to create special characters. Characters/ Accents PC Mac áéóú ‘ (apostrophe) then letter Option-e and then letter ãñõ ~ (Shift + accent grave) then letter Option + n and then
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You can use the following keyboard shortcuts for both PCs and Macs to create special characters.

Characters/ Accents

PC

Mac

áéóú

‘ (apostrophe) then letter

Option-e and then letter

ãñõ

~ (Shift + accent grave) then letter

Option + n and then letter

äëöü

: (colon) then letter

Option + u and then letter

¿

Alt + Ctrl + Shift then ?

Option + Shift + ?

Max OS X In Panther, go to System Preferences to International. Click on Input Menu > Character Palette > US or whatever language your system uses. Click Show input menu in menu bar. Click on the flag in top menu bar and select Show Character Palette.

In Jaguar the Character Palette in the menu bar is on the left instead of the right.

Submitted by:Barbara Bray

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