ABC option keyboard

Resulting selection of Unicode characters while pressing ⌥ Option (Alt) with Apple's ABC Extended (formerly US Extended and Extended Roman) layout on macOS. Significant changes from standard US or local options.

option-shifted ⌥ (default)

Esc
Esc
Esc
option-shifted ⌥: numeric row shift ~ ` !@#$%^ ˆ &* ° ( · )_+ ±
option-shifted ⌥: numeric row ` ◌̀ 1 ¡ 23 £ 4 ¢ 5 § 6 ◌̂ 789 ª 0 º -=
№ number prefix ⌥:: numeric row shift ~ ! @ Ƨ # Ɛ $ % Ƽ ^ Ƅ & * Ȣ ( ) _ +
№ number prefix ⌥:: numeric row ` 1 2 ƨ 3 ɛ 4 5 ƽ 6 ƅ 78 ȣ 9 0 - =
ʔ hook prefix ⌥>: numeric row shift ~ ! @ # $ % ^ & * ( ) _ +
ʔ hook prefix ⌥>: numeric row ` 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 - =
option-shifted ⌥: top row shift Q Œ W ˙ E ´ RT Þ Y ◌̏ U ¨ I ʼ O Ø P{}
option-shifted ⌥: top row q œ w ◌̇ e ◌́ r ® t þ y ¥ u ◌̈ i ◌̓ o ø p ◌̦ []
№ number prefix ⌥:: top row shift Q Ƣ W Ƿ E Ǝ R Ʀ T YU Ʊ I O P { }
№ number prefix ⌥:: top row q ƣ w ƿ e ǝ r ʀ t y ɜ u ʊ i o p [ ]
ʔ hook prefix ⌥>: top row shift Q W E R Ʈ T Ƭ Y Ƴ U Ʋ I Ɩ O P Ƥ { }
ʔ hook prefix ⌥>: top row q ʠ w e r ʈ t ƭ y ƴ u ʋ i ɩ o p ƥ [ ]
option-shifted ⌥: home row shift A ¯ S ◌̑ D Ð F ◌̰ G ◌̭ H ˍ J ˝ K ° L - :" Æ | »
option-shifted ⌥: home row a ◌̄ s ß d ð f ƒ g © h ◌̱ j ◌̋ k ◌̊ l ◌̵ ;' æ \ «
№ number prefix ⌥:: home row shift A Ə S D F G Ɣ H Ƕ J Ƞ K Ǩ L : "|
№ number prefix ⌥:: home row a ə s ſ d f g ɣ h ƕ j ƞ k ĸ l ; '\
ʔ hook prefix ⌥>: home row shift A S Ʃ D Ɗ F Ƒ G Ɠ H J K Ƙ L : " |
ʔ hook prefix ⌥>: home row a s ʃ d ɗ f ƒ g ɠ h ɦ j k ƙ l ; ' \
option-shifted ⌥: bottom row shift Z ˀ X ˳ C ¸ V ˇ B ˘ N ˜ M ˛ <> ʔ ? ¿
option-shifted ⌥: bottom row z ◌̉ x ◌̣ c ◌̧ v ◌̌ b ◌̆ n ◌̃ m ◌̨ ,./ ÷
№ number prefix ⌥:: bottom row shift Z Ʒ X C Ɔ V B N Ŋ M Ɯ < > ?
№ number prefix ⌥:: bottom row z ʒ x c ɔ v ʌ b n ŋ m ɯ , . /
ʔ hook prefix ⌥>: bottom row shift Z Ȥ X Ɖ C Ƈ V B Ɓ N Ɲ M < > ?
ʔ hook prefix ⌥>: bottom row z ȥ x ɖ c ƈ v b ɓ n ɲ m , . /

mode
switch to an alternate set of keys
accented
decomposes to the original letter with a combining accent
similar
transliterates (mostly) into the unmodified letter
latin
a different (accented) latin letter
symbol
other character not directly deducible from key
punctuation
(punctuation) mark
mark
modifier letter or mark (spacing diacritic)
combining
diacritical mark to be combined with a following character