You have often wondered know how to type this bit weird character in a text? How, for example, to type the following characters: ~ ™ Δ Σ © and many others? To make this easier, here's how to enter the main special characters you can possibly need in your wording. To do this, you simply need to use the keys "Alt" and "Shift".
NB: These key combinations work with most text editing programs including Word, Facebook, Email and Excel. However, it is possible that certain combinations may not work in specific applications.
Main special characters: Alt + Number Keypad Cheat Sheet:
* The main key combinations to type special characters on WINDOWS:(Hold down the ALT Key then enter the code using the numeric keypad. Make sure Num Lock is on)
* The main key combinations to type special characters on MAC:
OS X also offers an interesting function called "Substitutions". This function allows some text substitutions, and symbols.