On OS X, Shift-Option-2 prints the Euro symbol €.
Is there a shortcut to print the Indian Rupee Symbol ₹?
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There might be one if you are using a keyboard layout from around that part of the world (I don't know). Also, there might be an easier way to do this, I am not an expert.
go to System
Preferences > Keyboard
click "Show Keyboard and Character Viewers in Menu Bar"
In the new menu bar item select "Show Character Viewer"
Select "Currency Symbols"
Right click the ₹ and select Copy Character Info
Paste this into Text Edit and then copy just the ₹ itself
Go back to
System Preferences > Keyboard > Text
+ to add a new text replacement value
Pick a memorable but seldom used key combination (unfortunately here you cannot use modifier keys)
For the last step I used "rupee" which caused that symbol to appear while I was writing these instructions. (I then deleted it which is why I was able to type "rupee")
Work through the following steps:
Go to System Preferences → Keyboard
Check ‘Show keyboard and character viewers in menu bar’
Open Microsoft Word → Preferences → AutoCorrect
In the Replace: column type
Copy Paster the
In the With: column, right click and paste the copied
Alternatively, in the Replace: column, you can choose to input
® character by pressing Option key and r button simultaneously.
This is because some Apps like Google Chrome do not use the Apple built-in text expansion feature but instead override it with their own keyboard handling mechanism. Usually, this is the reason why you cannot find those Apps that go against some default Apple's standards in the Appstore because they would be limited.
In the case of Chrome, there is little you can do about it since that is a closed source App and that is how it was made. However, there are a lot of add-ons in Chrome that does the exact same job, and sometimes even better with some more advanced features. Here is one.
What I personally recommend is using an external App for all your text expansions that work globally with all Apps. The one I have been using for a long time is TextExpander for Mac. You can try their free trial. It offers a lot of programmable expansions that comes handy in a lot of daily conversations/emails.
If you would like a free hack instead, try this: When in chrome just press (⌘Space), this will open the spotlight search bar, write your shortcut text, it will expand after hitting space. Select it all (⌘A), copy it (⌘C), then hit the (Escape key) and paste your full text (⌘V) where you want to. This workaround might seem a lot when reading it, but it is really a 2-second process when it sticks to your muscle memory.
Suggesting inserting a shortcut instead of editing the keyboard layout is IMAO a horrible suggestion.
Grab Ukelele and edit it properly™, instead.
i.e. if what you want to do is modify your keyboard layout, what you should actually do is... surprise surprise... modify your keyboard layout. Using workarounds such as those suggested is insane.