Create AT character with Apple Mac keyboard – this is how you get @

Read here how to create the AT character with the Apple Mac keyboard. There is a quick key combination.

Create AT characters with Apple Mac

  • On current Mac computers press  [Alt] – [L].
  • You will also see the @ on Mac keyboards to the lower right of the [L]-key.
  • On very old Macs, press the key combination [Shift] – [Alt] – [1].

Keyboard shortcuts for AT characters on the Mac

For this you need the bracket monkey

You need the @ primarily to write e-mails. Here the character functions as a separator between the address name of the recipient and the domain on which it can be reached. Furthermore it is used in many programming languages: For example in PHP to suppress error messages of an operation.

Read in the next tip how to create a backslash on the Mac.