If you have an older Mac keyboard, or if you bought your laptop in a different country than the language you write in, chances are you may be missing some of the special characters or brackets that are often needed while working. While this can be annoying, there are some keyboard shortcuts that you can use to insert the open and closed brackets as needed.
To insert an open bracket on your document, press the Alt + Shift + ( keys simultaneously.
To close the bracket, simply press the Alt + Shift + ) keys simultaneously.
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