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How to type accents é, è, ñ, ü, ê and other special characters on your Mac keyboard

Tuesday, January 12, 2016
By Colin
How to type accents é, è, ñ, ü, ê and other special characters on your Mac keyboard

Problem:  You’re on an English keyboard on a Mac, and you need to type letters with accents, like é, è, ñ, ü, ê or other special characters, like ç, å, æ, or œ. Solution:   Hold down the vowel key for a little bit longer than usual, and a hint with accented versions of your... »

macbook pro turns on but screen stays black — my solution

Saturday, June 5, 2010
By Colin

The Apple Macbook Pro would turn on, but the screen would not.  The screen would stay black.  I could tell the computer was on because when I hit the “caps lock” key, the green light on the key would turn on and off. I fixed this the following way (this is basically resetting the... »