As a designer, I am often need to use all sorts of wacky text symbols whilst working on projects. And though I and many others have been in the biz for some time, the honest to god truth is I am yet to meet a designer that actually knows all of them off the top of their head (if you happen to be a designer that does, I tip my hat to you, in all your compulsively-anal craziness). Nary a month goes by in the shop when one of us isn’t shouting to another something along the lines of, “WHAT THE HECK IS THE SHORTCUT TO A DOUBLE-DAGGER!?!?!”
Suffice to say, for the designer that doesn’t want to memorize about 80+ key-commands, this site is a godsend:
UsingMac.com: 100 Mac Keyboard Shortcuts for Creating Symbols
Not only does this site give the commands to a majority of common shortcuts, but it’s also rather easy on the eyes. And as a Mac Nerd, you can imagine my delight when I discovered there was a key command to create the apple logo:
The fact that’s it’s completely and utterly useless just makes it that much better.