SimpleBits Typography

I frequently visit the blog SimpleBits. They had a recent discussion on typography that I felt useful. I commented on the article, noting the following, which I wanted to have on my blog for future reference as well.

Character: Single Left Quote ()
Mac: Option-]
Windows: Alt-0145
HTML: ‘

Character: Single Right Quote ()
Mac: Shift-Option-]
Windows: Alt-0146
HTML: ’

Character: Double Left ()
Mac: Option-[
Windows: Alt-0147
HTML: “

Character: Double Right Quote ()
Mac: Shift-Option-[
Windows: Alt-0148
HTML: ”

Character: En Dash ()
Mac: Option-Hyphen
Windows: Alt-0150
HTML: –

Character: Em Dash ()
Mac: Option-Shift-Hyphen
Windows: Alt-0151
HTML: —

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