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How to access hidden typographic characters in OS X

September 22, 2015 by

If you do much typing at all—especially if you dabble in graphic design or publishing—you’ll eventually need hidden typographic characters such as ®, ©, ™, ° and maybe even € and £. Back in 1984, the geniuses at Apple predicted you’d need easy access to these characters, so they built them right into your Mac’s keyboard. But how do you find them until you know where to look? In this column, you’ll learn keyboard shortcuts for the handiest hidden characters, as well as how to locate even more using OS X’s Keyboard and Character Viewers...click here to read the full story on Macworld.com