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Unicode: Adding Thousands of Characters to Your Mac

Our Mac keyboards have a limited number of characters on them, primarily letters, numbers, punctuation marks, and a few special characters like the Apple logo mark () that can be typed using keyboard combinations like Option-Shift-K. Through the use of a computer industry standard called Unicode, it's possible to type any of 137,994 characters! Today we'll show you how that's done using Unicode and the Option key.