How to: type special symbols on your keyboard

Legal experts seldomly need to write special symbols — such as { } ~ § and | — in regular legal documents. In ClauseBase, however, these symbols are used to insert conditions and datafields.

If you are using a Windows pc

Belgian keyboard

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{ }Alt‑Gr 9 / 0
[ ] Alt‑Gr ¨ / *
~ Alt‑Gr +
| Alt‑Gr 1
§ Alt‑Gr 6

French keyboard

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{ }Alt‑Gr 4 / +
[ ] Alt‑Gr 5 / °
~ Alt‑Gr 2
| Alt‑Gr 6

If you are using a Mac

Belgian and French keyboards

{ }⌥ 5 / 6
[ ] ⌥ ⇧ 5 / 6
~ ⌥ N
| ⌥ ⇧ L

Dutch keyboard

{ }⇧ [ / ]
~ ⌥ N
| ⇧ \
§ ⌥ 6

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