How to Type Symbols Using the ALT Key
How to Type Symbols Using the ALT Key: "The ALT key can help you access alt codes, or characters that aren't readily available on a normal keyboard. These codes can be used to write in foreign languages, mathematical equations, or to add fun symbols to your messages. Below ☟ is how to do it on a PC or a Mac, then a list of symbols such as π, ♫ and ♥."
How to Type Symbols Using the ALT Key: 5 steps (with pictures)
Did you ever wonder how to do some of those special characters like ♥ and ♫ ? Make certain that the Num Lock key has been pressed to activate the numeric key section of the keyboard. Depress the Alt key. While the Alt key is depressed, type the proper sequence of numbers (on the numeric keypad) of the ALT code from the table above. Release the Alt key, and the character will appear.