FYI – A Cheatsheet Of Typographic Characters And How To Use Them

Check out this helpful guide to a plethora of typographic symbols, from ampersands to pilcrows, courtesy of Typewolf.

Do you know the difference between a hyphen and a dash? Or when to use single or double quotation marks? If the answer is no, then you’re not alone. Fortunately, Jeremiah Shoaf of Typewolf is at hand to help with this brilliant “cheatsheet” dedicated to those little known typographic characters. The guide features a variety of characters and their respective keyboard shortcuts for Mac and Windows as well as a mini FAQ for each category.

You can read the full list on the Typewolf website or download the condensed 1-page printable PDF.

(Fact: Did you know the @ symbol is known as an arroba in Spanish and an arobase in French?)

About Luke Alex Davis

Luke Davis is a music producer and editor of music blog Sampleface and culture channel Cultureface. In his spare time, he enjoys watching tennis and football and reading.

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