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How to Make the Euro Symbol on a Mac

Updated April 17, 2017

Mac keystroke combinations and keyboard shortcuts make it easy to navigate around your computer without using the trackpad or a mouse. Keystrokes also make it possible to input a variety of useful symbols. Make a Euro symbol on your Mac by typing a few quick keystrokes. The specific keystroke combination you need to type depends on what keyboard layout you have.

Press and hold the "Option" and "Shift" keys on your U.S. keyboard, then press "2."

Press and hold "Option" on your British keyboard, then press "2."

Press and hold the "Option" key on your Spanish keyboard, then press the "U" button.

Press and hold the "Option" button on your French keyboard, then tap the "$" key.

Press and hold the "Option" button on your German keyboard, then tap the "E" key.

Press and hold down "Option" and "Shift" keys on your Austrian keyboard, then tap "D."

Press and hold the "Option" button on your Belgian keyboard, then press "$."

Press and hold "Shift" on your Finnish keyboard, and tap the "4." key.

Press and hold "Option" on your Italian keyboard, then press the "I" button.

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KR Knowlin has worked extensively in the theatre in numerous capacities. Past credits include: "Stop Kiss" (Director, Center Stage Productions), "Phaedra's Love"(Director, Chapel Theatre), "Quills" (Sound Engineer, Spoleto Festival USA: Piccolo Spoleto '09), "Mind's I" (Sound Designer, Spoleto Festival USA: Piccolo Spoleto '09), "Paternal Eternal" (Playwright, Spoleto Festival USA: Piccolo Spoleto '08) to name a few.