14 Apr '13, 5pm

European conference goers: reminder that in OS X/iOS you can type the weird diacritics straight from English keyboard

European conference goers: reminder that in OS X/iOS you can type the weird diacritics straight from English keyboard

“Combining characters” in Unicode are marks that modify other characters. For example, to add an acute to the e’s in “resume”, you could position the cursor after the “e” and type ⌥⇧ +e . For diacritics, you can get combining characters on the Mac keyboard by combining Shift with one of the already mentioned Alt-based keystrokes.

Full article: http://mislav.uniqpath.com/2012/01/special-chars/

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