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The Little Mac Book, Snow Leopard Edition by Robin Williams

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Appendix . Special characters

The following is a list of the most often-used special characters. Remember, hold down the “modi. er keys,” the ones that don’t do anything by themselves, then tap the character key just once.

Option [

opening double quote

Option Shift [

closing double quote

Option ]

opening single quote

Option Shift ]

closing single quote; apostrophe

Option Hyphen

en dash

Option Shift Hyphen

em dash

...

Option ;

ellipsis (this character can’t be separated at the end of a line as three periods can)

Option 8

bullet (easy to remember because it’s the asterisk key)

fi

Option Shift 5

ligature of f and i

fl

Option Shift 6

ligature of f and l

©

Option g

 

Option 2

 

®

Option r

 

°

Option Shift 8

degree symbol (e.g., 102°F)

¢

Option $

 

Option Shift 2

Euro symbol

/

Option ...

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