On a Mac, symbols are often used for keys rather than names. In Adobe Indesign for Mac, the keyboard shortcuts for inserting various break characters are described using what looks like an up arrow / ...
I guess everybody here knows about the character palette of Mac OS X. Is it possible to create a new symbol, using an image or a vectorial shape made in Illustrator, and add it to the character ...
I recently switched to the Unicode Hex Input to make typing technical symbols easier. It seems, though, that the way it uses the option key to detect unicode input overrules the ⌥+arrow method of ...
I just noticed that if I hold down a key in mac when typing, that I get some custom bar that let's me choose between accents. I'm a mathematician, and I like writing unicode math symbols directly ...
I need to utilize numerals with macrons positioned over them for the mathematical notation involved in the Hermann–Mauguin notation of crystalline space groups. OS X has nice Unicode support, so ...