How to insert keyboard characters on Mac OS X Lion

This tutorial provides steps required for inserting Mac Keyboard characters such as Alt, Command. This will be helpful when you are preparing software guides for Mac system.

Step 1: Click the Edit menu and select Special Characters from the menu list. The keyboard shortcut for launching Characters window is ??T

Mac Characters

Step 2: The Keyboard characters will be available under the Technical Symbols categories. If you do not find Technical Symbols in the available sections then click the settings icon and select Customize List from the drop down list.

Technical Symbols

Step 3: In the Select Categories screen, scroll down and select Technical Symbols.

Step 4: Navigate to Technical Symbols section and select the required Keyboard characters. You can insert by either clicking the symbol or by right clicking on the symbol then selecting Copy Character Info option.

Insert Keyboard Character

In Category: Mac, Mac OS X

Ravi Shankar

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