Last year, I purchased a Chromebook, and one of the first things I realized at the time was that I had no idea how to type special characters with it, such as the degree symbol (°).
I did a bit of research, and I discovered that the trick is using the Unicode for each character. Just type Ctrl+Shift+u at the same time, release them, type in the 4-character unicode, then press the space bar.
So for the degree symbol (°), for example, type Ctrl+Shift+u at the same time, release them, type 00B0 (the 4-character unicode for the degree symbol), then press the space bar.
Watch the video below to see it in action:
Here is a table showing the characters I typed in the video:
|left single quote||‘||2018|
|right single quote||’||2019|
|left double quote||“||201C|
|right double quote||”||201D|
Visit How to properly type 8 popular punctuation marks to see how to type them on a Mac or a PC.
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