How To: Type in special characters on your Mac

Type in special characters on your Mac

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to type in special characters. Begin by opening System Preferences and select International under Personal. Then click on the Input Menu tab and check Character Palette and Keyboard Viewer. Now check "Show input menu in menu bar" and click OK. Then click on the flag icon on the top of the screen and select Show Keyboard Viewer. This will allow users to type or mimic the actions of the keyboard. Users are also able to change the character by selecting from the Font Mapping drop-down menu. This video will benefit those viewers who use a Mac computer, and would like to learn how to use special characters for certain documents or texts.

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