Orbis keys for diacritics and special characters

Music Cataloging at Yale Orbis and OCLC

Note: this page was created with music cataloging in mind.

Diacritic/Special character ORBIS Keys Languages
acute ctrl alt o or keypad 8 Albanian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, French, Hungarian, Icelandic, Polish, Portuguese, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish
Æ upper case
æ lower case
ctrl alt q
ctrl alt shift q
Danish, Icelandic, Norwegian
alif ctrl alt f or keypad 2 Korean, Japanese, Turkish
angstrom ctrl alt shift  / [slash] or alt keypad 3 Czech, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, Slovak, Swedish
breve ctrl alt shift . [period] or alt shift keypad 9 Bulgarian, Korean, Rumanian, Russian, Turkish, Ukrainian, White Russian
cedilla ctrl alt h or keypad 6 Albanian, Catalan, French, Latvian, Portuguese, Turkish
circle above
see angstrom
ctrl alt shift  / [slash] or alt keypad 3  
Circumflex ctrl alt shift p or keypad 6 Albanian, Dutch, French, Portuguese, Rumanian, Sinhalese, Slovene, Turkish
Ð upper case
ð lower case
win alt w
ctrl alt w
Croatian, Serbian
dot above ctrl alt shift n or alt keypad 1 Gujarati, Hebrew, Lithuanian, Polish, , Russian, Turkish, White Russian
dot in middle ctrl alt shift b or left parenthesis [ Catalan
dot below ctrl alt n or keypad 1 Hebrew
double acute ctrl alt shift o or alt keypad 8 Hungarian
grave ctrl alt ` or keypad 2 Catalan, Dutch, French, Italian, Portuguese
hacek ctrl alt p or alt keypad 4 Armenian, Croatian, Czech, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene
high comma, off center ctrl alt shift : Armenian, Czech, Georgian, Latvian, Macedonian, Slovak
hook, left ctrl alt shift h Latvian, Rumanian
hook, right ctrl alt shift j Lithuanian, Polish
ligature first half
ligature second half
ctrl alt shift k or keypad 0
ctrl alt shift l or alt keypad 0
Russian, Ukrainian, White Russian
macron ctrl alt shift , [comma] or keypad 9 Armenian, Greek (Modern), Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Russian,
miagkii znak ctrl alt g Bulgarian, Hebrew, Russian, Ukrainian, White Russian
musical flat ctrl alt x  
musical sharp    
Ø upper case
ø lower case
win alt y
ctrl alt y
Danish, Norwegian
OE upper case
oe lower case
ctrl alt shift r
ctrl alt r
French, Icelandic
Polish L upper case
Polish l lower case
ctrl alt shift e
ctrl alt e
superior dot (dot above)
see dot above
ctrl alt shift n or alt keypad 1  
tilde ctrl alt \  or keypad 5 Estonian, Portuguese, Spanish
tverdii znak ctrl alt shift g Bulgarian, Russian
umlaut ctrl alt shift m or keypad 7 Albanian, Catalan, Chinese, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian