Enter punctuation and special characters
You can enter punctuation or special characters by using the punctuation window or the Character Viewer. To open the punctuation window, press Option-Shift-B.
Add emoji and punctuation
In the punctuation window, you can select from a list of facemarks (emoji) and punctuation symbols. If you don’t see the symbol you want in the window, search for it in the Character Viewer (to open the Character Viewer, click the Input menu in the menu bar, then choose Show Emoji & Symbols).
Click the Input menu in the menu bar, then choose Show Facemarks & Punctuation.
Click Recent (for recently used symbols), Symbols, or Facemarks, or press the Tab key to cycle through them.
To insert a symbol, do any of the following:
Use the arrow keys to navigate to the symbol, then press Return.
Press the number key for a symbol.
Double-click a symbol.
Add full-width Latin characters
You can use the Character Viewer and Keyboard Viewer to enter full-width Latin characters (such as English or French), which are spaced to align with Chinese text. They’re useful when you use both Latin and Chinese characters and where alignment is important, as in tables.
Click the Input menu in the menu bar, then choose Show Emoji & Symbols or Show Keyboard Viewer.
If you don’t see these viewers in the Input menu, choose Apple menu > System Preferences, click Keyboard, click Keyboard, then select “Show keyboard and emoji viewers in menu bar.”
Select a category from the list on the left, then select a character.