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How do i make a "U" with the 2 dots above it?
I know how on a pc (alt-154), how do i do this on a mac?

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hold the option key
press "u"
press the letter you want the umlauts to go above

so if you want a "ü", it's option-u-u
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awesome, thank you!
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Great tip visualpurple!

BTW, the complete range is:

Option+e, then type e = é

Option+u, then type u = ü

Option+i, then type i = î

Option+n, then type n = ñ
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Here's a bit of trivia - the symbol is called umlaut.
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