Mac Extended ASCII Character Chart

Mac Extended ASCII Character Chart

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The chart below may be used to type extended ASCII characters on the Mac from the keyboard. In addition, extended characters on the Mac are usually different than Windows because Windows used the ISO Latin-1 Character Set and the Mac uses the Roman character set.

Typing an ASCII Character on the Mac

Keystroke Abbreviations:

<op> Option key
<sh> Shift key
<sp> Space bar

Keystroke Examples:

<op><sh>a Hold down the Option, Shift and “a” keys simultaneously, then release the keys.
<op>c Hold down the Option and “c” keys simultaneously, then release.
<op>e E Hold down the Option and “e” keys simultaneously, release, then type a capital “E”.

ASCII Extended Character Set for Mac