To enter curly brackets {} on an Apple keyboard

You want to type curly brackets {} on your Mac? Then read here how to do it with the Apple keyboard.

How to create curly braces on the Mac

  • To create an open curly bracket {, press the key combination on the Mac [Alt – 8].
  • You create a closed curly bracket } with the combination [Alt – 9].

Curly brackets

  • Brackets are often used in programming to enclose functions and other code blocks.
  • Also in the representation of mathematical formulas { and } are used.

Read the next tip on how to type square brackets on the Mac.