How to insert brackets and curly braces on Mac keyboard?

How to insert brackets and curly braces on Mac keyboard?

This article will provide you with keyboard shortcuts that you can use to insert the open and closed brackets and curly braces on Mac keyboard.

How to insert brackets on a Mac keyboard?

  • To insert an open bracket on your document, press the Alt + Shift + ( keys simultaneously.
  • To close the bracket, press the Alt + Shift + ) keys simultaneously.

How to insert curly brackets (braces) on a Mac keyboard?

Many of Apple's premium range of computers based on the Mac OS do not have any key for making open/close curly braces { }, also called the Left Curly Brace and the Right Curly Brace. This can, however, be dealt with - the open/close brace can be entered through a combination of keyboard keys on a Mac.

It is possible to enter curly braces characters using the following combinations:

  • For { press: [Alt] + [(]
  • For } press: [Alt] + [)]
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