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The Shortcuts font was created to provide a quick and accurate way to show keyboard shortcuts in a book being written by Steve Caplin. It has been used by Focal Press and Ivy Press, and it is available for anyone else to use as well.

Produced by Keith Martin. Free license for all uses.

Download TrueType font (572KB zip archive)



This is the 2017 version of the Shortcuts font, with blank keycaps added in the regular and shifted positions.

To see where each symbol can be found use the following charts:


With the Shift key:

With the Alt (option) key:

With the Alt and Shift

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