In a Mac with the Portuguese (Portugal) keyboard layout , these keyboard shortcuts are available for common typographical characters via the alt key:

  • — m-dash alt -
  • – n-dash alt shift -
  • … ellipsis alt .
  • " left double curly quote alt ,
  • " right double curly quote alt shift ,
  • ’ left single curly quote alt l
  • ’ right single curly quote or apostrophe alt shift l

alternative characters in the Portuguese keyboard layout with the <code>alt</code> key pressed

In the case of an English (British) keyboard layout , the common Portuguese accents are also accessible via the alt key:

alternative characters in the British keyboard layout with the <code>alt</code> key pressed