Do you want to type in the symbol "cent" (crossed out C : ¢), which designates generally the hundredth of a currency, commonly the US dollar (US$), but can also be used to designate subdivision of other currencies, like Euros (c€) ?
There is no key that exists for this symbol, but there are keyboard shortcuts that allows you to perform this combination. See below :
Make the symbol "Cent" ¢ on Windows : Type Alt + 0 1 6 2 on your keyboard
The technique : Keep the Alt key pressed (key just to the left of the Space bar), then you successively type the numbers 0 1 6 2 then you finally release the Alt key, which will bring up the "Cent" symbole at desired location.
Make the symbol "Cent" ¢ on Mac / Apple : TypeAlt ⌥ + 4 on your keyboard
The technique: Keep the Alt ⌥ key pressed, then type on the number 4, which will bring up the non-breaking space as desired location.
Info : On some Mac / Macbook keyboard configuration, the Alt ⌥ key can be named Option ⌥
HTML code : If you want to make the symbol "Cent" ¢ in HTML , you must type ¢
" I don't have a numeric keypad on my keyboard, what should I do? "
- If you don't have a numeric keypad on your keyboard, make sure you have activated the function Num Lock . If not, press the Fn + button Num Lock
- If you do not have the function Num Lock on your keyboard, try first pressing the key Fn and then performing the combination with Alt described in the previous paragraph.
- If you still can't do it, don't hesitate to copy and paste the symbol from this article to the location of your choice.
" I have a Mac / Macbook / Apple computer "
If you have a Mac / Apple keyboard, the technique is the same. The Alt ⌥ key can also be called Option ⌥ but it is always the key just to the left of the Space bar.