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Yorkline Diacritics Manual

Yorkline Diacritics Manual

Created: 96/07/23
Original document prepared November 1995 by: Carol Ohlers
Updated: 2002/12/10 Questions and Comments to: carolo@yorku.ca
Jump to: Index of Diacritics by Name
Instructions for Use

Index of Diacritics by Name

acute accent / ae (lower case) / AE (upper case) / alif / alpha (lower case) / Anglo-Saxon eth / angstrom / ayn / beta (lower case) / breve / British pound sign / candrabindu / cedilla / cedilla (right) / centered dot / circle above / circle below / circled R / circumflex / copyright / crossed D (lower case) / crossed D (upper case) / degree sign / dot above / dot below character / double acute accent / double dot below / double prime / double tilde (left half) / double tilde (right half) / double underscore / eth / flat sign / gamma (lower case) / grave accent / hacek / half circle below / half ligature (left) / half ligature (right) / hard sign / high comma centered / high comma off-center / hook (right) / hook (left) / hook O (lower case) / hook O (upper case) / hook U (lower case) / hook U (upper case) / Icelandic Thorn (lower case) / Icelandic Thorn (upper case) / inverted exclamation mark / inverted question mark / left double tilde / ligature (left half) / ligature (right half) / low rising tone / macron / miagkii znak (soft sign) / middle dot / musical flat / musical sharp / OE (lower case) / OE (upper case) / phono record copyright / plus or minus / Polish L (lower case) / Polish L (upper case) / prime / pseudo-question / registered trade mark / right double tilde / script l / slash L (lower case) /slash L (upper case) / slash O (lower case) / slash O (upper case) / soft sign / superior dot / Thorn (lower case) / Thorn (upper case) / tilde / Turkish i (lower case) / tverdii znak (hard sign) / umlaut / underscore / upadhmaniya

Instructions for Use

All of these diacritics are generated using Alt key and the number indicated in the Alt column
(either 1 or 2) and then the key(s) indicated in the key sequence column.

NAME OF DIACRITIC IMAGE OF DIACRITIC ALT KEY SEQUENCE
acute accent acute accent 1 b
AE (lower case) AE (lower case) 1 5
AE (upper case) AE (upper case) 1 shift 5
alif alif 1 .
alpha (lower case) alpha (lower case) 2 a
Anglo-Saxon eth Anglo-Saxon eth 1 shift ;
angstrom angstrom 1 j
ayn ayn 1 0
beta (lower case) beta (lower case) 2 b
breve breve 1 f
British pound sign British pound sign 1 9
candrabindu candrabindu 1 o
cedilla cedilla (right) 1 x
cedilla (right) cedilla 1 p
centered dot centered dot 1 shift 9
circle above circle above 1 a
circle below circle below 1 t
circled R circled R 1 shift 8
circumflex circumflex 1 c
copyright copyright symbol 1 ]
crossed D (lower case) crossed D (lower case) 1 3
crossed D (upper case) crossed D (uper case) 1 shift 3
degree sign degree sign 1 a
dot above dot above 1 g
dot below character dot below character 1 r
double acute accent double acute accent 1 n
double dot below double dot below 1 s
double prime double prime 1 n
double tilde (left half) double tilde (left half) 1 z
double tilde (right half) double  tilde (right half) 1 [
double underscore double underscore 1 u
eth eth 1 shift ;
flat sign flat sign 1 shift 0
gamma (lower case) gamma l(lower case) 2 c
grave accent grave accent 1 `(accent key to left of the one)
hacek hacek 1 i
half circle below half circle below 1 y
half-ligature (left) half-ligature (left) 1 k
half-ligature (right) half-ligature (right) 1 l
hard sign hard sign 1 7
high comma centered high comma centered 1 shift 6
high comma off-center high comma off-center 1 m
hook (right) hook (right) 1 q
hook (left) hook (left) 1 w
hook O (lower case) hook O (lower case) 1 ,
hook O (upper case) hook O (upper case) 1 SHIFT ,
hook U (lower case) hook U (lower case) 1 -
hook U (upper case) 1 =
Icelandic Thorn (lower case) Icelandic Thorn (lower case) 1 4
Icelandic Thorn (upper case) Icelandic Thorn (upper case) 1 SHIFT 4
inverted exclamation mark inverted exclamation mark 1 /
inverted question mark inverted question mark 1 SHIFT /
left double tilde left double tilde 1 z
ligature (left half) ligature (left half) 1 k
ligature (right half) ligature (right 1 l
low rising tone low rising tone 1 SHIFT 2
macron macron 1 e
miagkii znak (soft sign) miagkii znak 1 '
middle dot middle dot 1 SHIFT 9
musical flat musical flat 1 SHIFT 0
musical sharp musical sharp 1 SHIFT -
OE (lower case) OE (lower case) 1 6
OE (upper case) OE (upper case) 1 SHIFT 7
phono record copyright phono record copyright 1 SHIFT ]
plus or minus plus or minus 1 SHIFT =
Polish L (lower case) Polish L (upper case) 1 1 (one)
Polish L (upper case) 1 SHIFT 1 (one)
prime prime 1 '
pseudo-question pseudo-question 1 SHIFT 2
registered trade mark registered trade mark 1 SHIFT 8
right double tilde right double tilde 1 [
script l script L 1 SHIFT .
slash L (lower case) slash L (lower case) 1 1 (one)
slash L (upper case) slash L (upper case) 1 SHIFT 1 (one)
slash O (lower case) 1 2
slash O (upper case) slash o (upper case) 1 SHIFT '
soft sign soft sign 1 '
superior dot supoerior dot 1 b
Thorn (lower case) Thorn (lower case) 1 4
Thorn (upper case) Thorn (upper case) 1 SHIFT 4
tilde tilde 1 SHIFT `(accent key to left of the one)
tilde (double -- left half) tilde (double -- left half) 1 z
tilde (double -- right half) tilde (double -- right half) 1 [
Turkish i (lower case) Turkish i (lower case) 1 8
tverdii znak tverdi znak 1
umlaut umlaut 1 h
underscore underscore 1 v
upadhmaniya upadhmaniya 1 y

Superscript and Subscript

SUPERSCRIPT

NUMBER/SYMBOL ALT KEY SEQUENCE
0 3 SHIFT 0
1 3 SHIFT 1
2 3 SHIFT 2
3 3 SHIFT 3
4 3 SHIFT 4
5 3 SHIFT 5
6 3 SHIFT 6
7 3 SHIFT 7
8 3 SHIFT 8
9 3 SHIFT 9
( 3 SHIFT [
) 3 SHIFT ]
+ 3 SHIFT =
- 3 SHIFT -

SUBSCRIPT

NUMBER/SYMBOL ALT KEY SEQUENCE
0 4 0
1 4 1
2 4 2
3 4 3
4 4 4
5 4 5
6 4 6
7 4 7
8 4 8
9 4 9
( 4 [
) 4 ]
+ 4 =
- 4 -

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