How To Use un­usual ac­cented char­ac­ters

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1 Ac­cess emoji & sym­bols Al­though you can hold a key to ac­cess com­mon ac­cented forms of its let­ter, in­stead go to Key­board pref­er­ences and turn on the char­ac­ter viewer in the menu bar to ac­cess more of them. From the new icon, choose Show Emoji & Sym­bols.

2 Lo­cate the char­ac­ter If you’re look­ing for the Š char­ac­ter, say, click in the viewer’s search box and press s then ® . The Re­lated Char­ac­ters pane will show a more com­plete range of dif­fer­ent ac­cented ver­sions avail­able in Uni­code, in­clud­ing the one that you want.

3 In­sert the char­ac­ter To en­ter it into your text, place the in­ser­tion point where you want the let­ter to go in your doc­u­ment, then dou­ble-click on the de­sired char­ac­ter in the viewer. The char­ac­ter is added to the Fre­quently Used list so it’s sim­pler to use again.

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