Guide: Special Symbol Shortcuts Using the ALT Key

Posted on Saturday, 22 August 2009
Work Trip - Dublin, Ireland
European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP) 2009

Something I’ve always found annoying; is the lack of certain common symbols on the keyboard. Many of you will know this; but still I figured this could help some people.

Special Symbol Shortcuts Using the ALT Key (and Numeric Keyboard):

Alt + 0176 = ° (Degrees)
Alt + 0149 = • (Bullet)
Alt + 0162 = ¢
Alt + 0188 = ¼
Alt + 0189 = ½
Alt + 0190 = ¾
Alt + 0177 = ±
Alt + 0178 = ²
Alt + 0179 = ³
Alt + 0163 = £
Alt + 0128 = €
Alt + 0151 = — (m dash)
Alt + 0150 = – (n dash)
Alt + 0187 = »
Alt + 0169 = ©
Alt + 0174 = ®
Alt + 0165 = ¥
Alt + 0177 = ±
Alt + 0247 = ÷
Alt + 0166 = ¦
Alt + 0134 = †
Alt + 0227 = ã

Work Trip - Dublin, Ireland
European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP) 2009
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