Special Characters Using Keywboard Shortcuts

While writing many times you want to insert some special characters to put an impact on the reader. Many special characters are not displayed on the keyboard. May be you are searching characters online, then copy-paste the characters in chat or article you writing. You can type the characters directly from the keyboard if you know all the shortcuts to display particular characters. With these shortcuts you can save time you spent searching these characters.

To type a special character one must use the combination of alt and numeric keys. To use the numeric keys first ensure Num Lock Key has been pressed. After that press and hold alt key, type the numeric key sequence to insert the special character. Keep in mind character will appear only when you release the alt key.

Lets know about different types of Special Characters you can type using alt and numeric key sequence.

Mathematics Symbols-

Division (÷) – 0247

Multiply (×) – 0215

Degree (°) – 0176

Plus/Minus (±) – 0177

Micro (µ) – 0181

Per Mile (‰) – 0137

Fraction (¼) – 0188

Fraction (½) – 0189

Fraction (¾) – 0190

Punctuation Symbols-

Copyright (©) – 0169

Registered (®) – 0174

Trademark (™) – 0153

List Dot (•) – 0149

Paragraph Symbol (¶) – 0182

Section Symbol (§) – 0167

Dagger (†) – 0134

Letter With Accent ( À, È, Ì, Ò)

Here is a list of different types of accent codes for the vowels.

Vowels in Grave Accent- Here are the codes to write Vowels in capital and small letters with grave accent.

À- 0192 È- 0200  Ì- 0204  Ò- 0210  Ù- 0217

à- 0224  è- 0232  ì- 0236   ò- 0242  ù- 0249

Vowels in Accute Accent-

Á- 0193  É- 0201  Í- 0205  Ó- 0211  Ú- 0218

á- 0225  é- 0233  í- 0237   ó- 0243  ú- 0250

Vowels In Circumflex Accent-

Â- 0194  Ê- 0202  Î- 0206  Ô- 0212  Û- 0219

â- 0226  ê- 0234  î- 0238   ô- 0244  û- 0251

Vowels In Tilde Accent-

Ã- 0195  Õ-0213

ã- 0227  õ-0245

Vowels In Umlaut Accent-

Ä- 0196  Ë- 0203  Ï- 0207  Ö- 0214  Ü-0220

ä- 0228  ë- 0235  ï- 0239  ö- 0246  ü- 0252

Foreign Characters-

Upside Down Exclamation Mark (¡) – 0161

Upside Down Question Mark (¿) – 0191

French C (Ç, ç) – 0199, 0231

German Sharp (ß) – 0223

Nordic A Ring (Å, å) – 0197, 0229

Nordic O Slash (Ø, ø) – 0216, 0248

Old English Thorn (Þ, þ) – 0222, 0254

Spanish Single Quotation Marks (‹, ›) – 0139, 0155

Spanish Double Quotation Marks («, ») – 0171, 0187

A-E Ligature (Æ, æ) – 0198, 0230

Currency Symbols-

Cent (¢) – 0162

British Pound (£) – 0163

Euro Currency (€) – 0128

Japanese Yen (¥) – 0165

Dutch Florin (ƒ) – 0131

Generic Currency Symbol (¤) – 0164

Read Here How To Write Indian Currency Symbol

All these shortcuts saves time and if you cannot remember the shortcuts then you can go to FSymbols search the symbol you need. Tap on the symbol and its get copied, now paste it where you want to use the special character.