Feb 12
How the Heck Do I Type an Accent?
12 Feb, 2016. 0 Comments. Fonts, Type Tips. Posted By: Tina DeJarld
Need an em dash in your document? If you’re a fan of keyboard shortcuts, you could probably tap out Shift + Option + Hyphen in your sleep. A registered trademark symbol? Option + R, of course. Or maybe you prefer the Type > Insert Special Character flyout menu, which displays a handful of such commonly used marks. But what if you need an accent, a fraction or an umlaut (as in Mötley Crüe)? These special characters — or glyphs, as they are technically known — are needed for everything from financial documents to cookbooks. And there’s an easy way to…