Refer explicitly to keyboard strokes in your text.


The replacement character ~ indicates a key legend.


The replacement code {‍~K} for example shows the K.

Guillemets in Linux

The operating system Linux offers these simple keyboard shortcuts to introduce punctuation elements for French, Swiss and German typography.

Alt Gr + Y
corresponds to the guillemet ‘»’
Alt Gr + X
produces the guillemet ‘«’
Alt Gr + Shift + Y
gives us a single guillemet ‘›’
Alt Gr + Shift + X
produces ‘‹’

Copy & Paste in Windows

The operating system Windows allows copying a piece of text into the clipboard by typing Ctrl + C. To insert the clipboard content at another location, we type Ctrl + V.