With the use of our personal computer in the different projects that we carry out on a daily basis, it is necessary that we have a clear understanding of our keyboard. This of course to enter any sign or symbol that we need, such as apostrophes. If in your case you do not know how to do it, in this article we will tell you how to put the apostrophe symbol with the keyboard on Mac .
Unfortunately, there are some signs that, although they can be clearly seen on the keyboard, it is not possible to enter them on the screen simply by pressing it. In these cases it is necessary to make use of the keyboard combinations or shortcuts . They are special commands that when pressed enter the symbol or sign on the screen without any complications.
Quotation marks or apostrophes are a widely used literary resource that serves to highlight words, to start and end a bibliographic quote or speech. And although we already show you how simple it is to put the quotation mark from the keyboard on Windows and Linux PCs. You will see that it is also very easy to do it on your Mac and you just have to know which commands or combination of keys to use .
- How can you put the quotes with the Mac keyboard in Spanish?
- What commands should be used to add the apostrophe with the Mac keyboard in English?
- What are the commands to use to be able to put symbols with the Mac keyboard?
- Symbols with the combination ‘Option + Alt’
- Other symbols to use the combination ‘Option + Alt + Shift’
How can you put the quotes with the Mac keyboard in Spanish?
It is important to know that including the apostrophe or quotation marks on the screen with the Mac keyboard will have a variant and this will be determined by the type of keyboard you are using. Therefore, if in our case we are using the Spanish keyboard, the steps to follow to put the quotation marks are as follows.
To open the quotation marks you must press the combination of keys ALT + Shift + 8 , in some cases you can use the shift key instead of Shift. To close the quotation marks, press the ALT + Shift + 9 keys again. Remember that if it does not work, you must press the shift key instead of Shift, in either case to open the quotation marks and to close it.
What commands should be used to add the apostrophe with the Mac keyboard in English?
Now, if your Mac has an English keyboard, you will also realize that it is very easy to add the apostrophe or quotation marks on the screen . But we are going to do it differently and this time you must go to the numerical part of the keyboard. Right next to the number ‘0’ you will find the quotation mark.
To enter it, it will only be necessary to press it before writing your appointment, and at the end of it you press the key again and the quotation marks will appear there. As you can see, in this case you don’t need to use the special key combination.
What are the commands to use to be able to put symbols with the Mac keyboard?
In Mac there are some commands that allow us to enter any symbol we need from the keyboard . But it is necessary that you press the correct keys and in this way you can have access to the large number of symbols or signs, including the apostrophe, that you can add in your document without having to configure the keyboard of your PC .
Symbols with the combination ‘Option + Alt’
The keyboard of a Mac PC has special commands that when pressed will reflect on the screen some symbols or characters that we may need. And this is the case of the key combination ‘Option + Alt’ together with another key you will have a new sign on the screen. For example, if you press the P key you will get the symbol ‘π’ or if you press the g you will get ‘©’.
Other symbols to use the combination ‘Option + Alt + Shift’
In the event that you want to include other symbols that you cannot find on the keyboard, you just have to do the key combination Option + Alt + Shift. The use of these commands together with other keys will allow you to show more symbols, for example, if you press the numeric key 2, it will reflect the ‘€’ sign, also if you wish you can write the copyright symbol from the Mac keyboard .