Special characters listed by extended compose sequence

A compose sequence is a string of keystrokes that produces a special character. You can use a compose sequence or an extended compose sequence to add a special character to a document.

You can use these special characters listed by their extended compose sequence.

Table 1. Special characters by extended compose sequence

Extended compose sequence for Windows® and Macintosh

Character

Name of character

Compose sequence for Windows

Keyboard shortcut for the Macintosh

0-128

Ç

C cedilla

C+Comma (,)

Option+SHIFT+C

0-129

ü

u Umlaut

u+Quotation Mark (")

Option+U, then U

0-130

é

e acute

e+Apostrophe (')

Option+E, then E

0-131

â

a circumflex

a+Caret(^)

Option+I, then A

0-132

á

a umlaut

a+Quotation Mark (")

Option+U, then A

0-133

à

a grave

a+Accent Grave (`)

Option+ACCENT GRAVE (`), then A

0-134

å

a angstrom

a+Asterisk (*)

Option+A

0-135

ç

c cedilla

c+Comma (,)

Option+C

0-136

ê

e circumflex

e+Caret (^)

Option+I, then E

0-137

ë

e umlaut

e+Quotation Mark (")

Option+U, then E

0-138

è

e grave

e+Accent Grave (`)

Option+Accent Grave (`), then E

0-139

ï

i umlaut

i+Quotation Mark (")

Option+U, then I

0-140

î

i circumflex

i+Caret (^)

Option+I, then I

0-141

ì

i grave

i+Accent Grave (`)

Option+Accent Grave (`), then I

0-142

Ä

A umlaut

A+Quotation Mark (")

Option+U, then Shift+A

0-143

Å

A angstrom

A+Asterisk (*)

Option+Shift+A

0-144

É

E acute

E+Apostrophe (')

Option+E, then Shift+E

0-145

Æ

ae dipthong

a+e

Option+Apostrophe (')

0-146

Æ

AE dipthong

A+E

Option+Shift+Apostrophe (')

0-147

ô

o circumflex

o+Caret (^)

Option+I, then O

0-148

ö

o umlaut

o+ Quotation Mark (")

Option+U, then O

0-149

ò

o grave

o+Accent Grave (`)

Option+Accent Grave (`), then O

0-150

û

u circumflex

u+Caret (^)

Option+I, then U

0-151

ù

u grave

u+Accet Grave (`)

Option+Accent Grave(`), then U

0-152

ÿ

y umlaut

y+Quotation Mark (")

Option+U, then Y

0-153

Ö

O umlaut

O+Quotation Mark (")

Option+U, then Shift+O

0-154

Ü

U umlaut

U+Quotation Mark (")

Option+U, then Shift+U

0-155

ø

o slash

o+Forward Slash (/)

Option+O

0-156

£

Pound sign

L+Equal Sign (=), or l+Equal Sign (=), or L+Hyphen (-), or l+Hyphen(-)

Option+3 (in UK, SHIFT+3)

0-157

Ø

O slash

O+Forward Slahs (/)

Option+Shift+O

0-158

×

Multiply sign

x+x, or X+X

0-159

Latin small letter F with hook

Latin small letter F with hook

Option+F

0-160

á

a acute

a+Apostrophe (')

Option+E, then A

0-161

í

i acute

i+Apostrophe(')

Option+E, then I

0-162

ó

o acute

o+Apostrophe(')

Option+E, then O

0-163

ú

u acute

u+Apostrophe(')

Option+E, then U

0-164

ñ

n tilde

n+Tilde (~)

Option+N, then N

0-165

Ñ

N tilde

N+Tilde (~)

Option+N, then Shift+N

0-166

ª

Feminine ord.

a+Undercore (_), or A+Underscore (_)

Option+9

0-167

º

Masculine ord.

O+Underscore (_), or o+Underscoref(_)

Option+0

0-168

¿

Inverted question mark

Question Mark (?)+Question Mark (?)

Option+Shift+Question Mark(?)

0-169

®

Registered

R+O, or R+0, or r+0

Option+R

0-170

¬

Start of line

Hyphen (-)+Closing Bracket(])

Option+L

0-171

½

Half

1+2

0-172

¼

Quarter

1+4

0-173

¡

Inverted exclamation

Exclamation Point (!)+Exclamation Point (!)

Option+1

0-174

«

Left angle quotes

Less than sign (<)+Less than sign (<)

Option +Backslash (\)

0-175

»

Right angle quotes

Greater than sign (>)+Greater than sign(>)

Option +Shift+Backslash (\)

0-176

Light shade block

Light shade block

0-177

Medium shade block

Medium shade block

0-178

Dark shade block

Dark shade block

0-179

Box drawings light vertical

Box drawings light vertical

0-180

Box drawings light vertical and left

Box drawings light vertical and left

0-181

Á

A acute

A+Apostrophe (')

Option+E, then Shift+A

0-182

Â

A circumflex

A+Caret (^)

Option+Shift+M

0-183

À

A grave

A+Accent Grave (`)

Option+Accent Grave (`), then Shift+A

0-184

©

Copyright

C+O, or c+o, or C+0, or c+0

Option+G

0-185

Box drawings double vertical and left

Box drawings double vertical and left

0-186

Box drawings double vertical

Box drawings double vertical

0-187

Box drawings double down and left

Box drawings double down and left

0-188

Box drawings double up and left

Box drawings double up and left

0-189

¢

cent

c+Pipe (|), or c+Forward Slash (/), or C+Pipe(|), or C+Forward Slash (/)

Option+4

0128

Euro

=+E

Option+Shift+2

0-190

¥

Yen

Y+Equal Sign (=), or y+Equal Sign (=), or Y+Hyphen(-), or y+Hyphen(-)

Option+Y

0-191

Box drawings light down and left

Box drawings light down and left

0-192

Box drawings light up and right

Box drawings light up and right

0-193

Box drawings light up and horizontal

Box drawings light up and horizontal

0-194

Box drawings light down and horizontal

Box drawings light down and horizontal

0-195

Box drawings light vertical and right

Box drawings light vertical and right

0-196

em dash

em dash

0-197

Box drawings light vertical and horizontal

Box drawings light vertical and horizontal

0-198

ã

a tilde

a+Tilde(~)

Option+N, then A

0-199

Ã

A tilde

A+Tildef (~)

Option+N, then SHIFT+A

0-200

Box drawings double up and right

Box drawings double up and right

0-201

Box drawings double down and right

Box drawings double down and right

0-202

Box drawings double up and horizontal

Box drawings double up and horizontal

0-203

Box drawings double down and horizontal

Box drawings double down and horizontal

0-204

Box drawings double vertical and right

Box drawings double vertical and right

0-205

Box drawings double horizontal

Box drawings double horizontal

0-206

Box drawings double vertical and horizontal

Box drawings double vertical and horizontal

0-207

¤

Intl. Curr.

X+O, or x+o, or X+0, or x+0

Option+Shift+2

0-208

ð

Eth lower

d+Hyphen (-)

0-209

Ð

Eth Upper

D+Hyphen(-)

0-210

Ê

E circumflex

E+Caret(^)

Option+I, then Shift+E

0-211

Ë

E umlaut

E+Quotation Mark (")

Option+U, then Shift+E

0-212

È

E grave

E+Accent Grave (`)

Option+Accent Grave(`), then Shift+E

0-213

Dotless i lower

Dotless i

Option+Shift+B

0-214

Í

I acute

I+Apostrophe(')

Option+Shift+S

0-215

Î

I circumflex

I+Caret (^)

Option+Shift+D

0-216

Ï

I umlaut

I+Quotation Mark (")

Option+Shift+F

0-217

Box drawings light up and left

Box drawings light up and left

0-218

Box drawings light down and right

Box drawings light down and right

0-219

Full block

Full block

0-220

Lower half block

Lower half block

0-221

¦

Vertical line, broken

Forward Slash (/)+Spacebar

0-222

Ì

I grave

I+Accent Grave (`)

Option+Accent Grave (`), then Shift+G

0-223

Upper half block

Upper half block

0-224

Ó

O acute

O+Apostrophe (')

Option+Shift+H

0-225

ß

German sharp, lowercase

s+s

Option+S

0-226

Ô

O circumflex

O+Caret (^)

Option+Shift+J

0-227

Ò

O grave

O+Accent Grave (`)

Option+Shift+L

0-228

õ

o tilde

o+Tilde (~)

Option+N, then O

0-229

Õ

O tilde

O+ Tilde (~)

Option+N, then Shift+O

0-230

µ

Greek mu, lowercase

Forward Slash (/)+u

Option+M

0-231

þ

Icelandic Thorn, lowercase

p+Hyphen (-)

0-232

Þ

Icelandic Thorn, uppercase

P+ Hyphen(-)

0-233

Ú

U acute

U+Apostrophe (')

Option+Shift+Semi-colon (;)

0-234

Û

U circumflex

U+Caret (^)

Option+I, then Shift+U

0-235

Ù

U grave

U+Accent Grave(`)

Option+Accent Grave (`), then Shift+U

0-236

ý

y acute

y+Apostrophe (')

0-237

Ý

Y acute

Y+Apostrophe (')

0-238

¯

Overline

Caret (^)+Hyphen (-)

0-239

´

Acute

Option+Shift+E

0-240

­

Hyphen

Hyphen(-)+Equal Sign (=)

0-241

+/-

Plus/Minus

Plus Sign (+)+Hyphen (-)

Option+Shift+Equal Sign (=)

0-242

Double underscore

Double underscore

0-243

¾

3 quarters

3+4

0-244

Paragraph symbol

Excalmation Point (!)+p

Option+7

0-245

§

Section symbol

s+o

Option+6

0-246

÷

Division

Colon(:)+Hyphen(-)

Option+Forward Slash (/)

0-247

¸

Cedilla

Comma (,)+Comma (,)

Option+Shift+Z

0-248

°

Degree

Caret (^)+0 (zero)

Option+SHIFT+8

0-249

¨

Umlaut

Option+Shift+U

0-250

·

Center dot

Caret(^)+Period(.)

Option+Shift+9

0-251

¹

1 Superscript

Caret(^)+1

0-252

³

3 Superscript

Caret (^)+3

0-253

²

2 Superscript

Caret (^)+2

0-254

Center block

Center block

0-255

Space