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Can alt codes be used on a Macbook Pro?

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Alt codes can be performed on a Macbook Pro, but they are known as accent codes or special characters on the Macbook Pro. Lists of key combinations for accent codes can be found on Apple's website.

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All available alt code symbols can be found in the Mac OS X character viewer window, which is located in the upper-right corner of the desktop window. It normally looks like a flag or a small version of an application window.

On the Macbook Pro, accent codes are performed by either pressing the option button and a combination of other keys or by selecting the symbol from the character viewer window. On a PC, the alt codes are activated by pressing the alt button plus a numerical code.

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