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option + [
option + shift + [
option + ]
option + shift + ]
option + i then release and type the letter you want accented
option + e then release and type the letter you want accented
option +` then release and type the letter you want accented
option + u then release and type the letter you want accented
option + n then release and type the letter you want accented
option + a for lowercase
shift + option + a for uppercase
option + c for lowercase
shift + option + c for uppercase
You know how to make this.
Used to break single words into parts (like when lines of type break within a word) or to join separate words into single words.
I love me some hand-lettering.
option + -
Used in dates to replace “to” or “and”. It can also be used to illustrate the relationship between two different words.
I was in jail from 1976–1978. Mother–daughter beauty pageants make me uncomfortable. I have a love–hate relationship with stretchy denim.
option + shift + -
For a break of thought similar to but stronger than a thought contained within parentheses. An em dash can also be used where a period (or full-stop) seems too strong but a comma seems too weak. At times it can have a similar vibe to a colon. Some non-Americans use en dashes in place of em dashes and add a space before and after them.
I once had to use the bus station bathroom—horrifying. I tried a durian fruit once—tasted like hamburger pudding.