How to Make a Copyright Sign on a Mac

By Kat Walcott

Make a copyright sign on a Mac in one of two ways -- either through the Emojis & Symbols menu or by using a keyboard shortcut.

Insert a copyright symbol into your original works such as written texts, website layouts and image watermarks. On a Mac, insert a copyright symbol through the Emojis & Symbols menu or by using a keyboard shortcut.

Keyboard Shortcut Method

Insert a copyright symbol into your text using a simple keyboard shortcut. Place your cursor where you want the symbol to appear in your text and then press Option-G to insert it.

Emoji & Symbols Menu Method

Step 1

Click Edit in the top menu bar. This option is available no matter what app or program is running, including Web browsers and word processors such as Pages and Word for Mac.

Step 2

Select Emojis & Symbols

Select Emojis & Symbols in the drop-down menu.

Step 3

Select Letterlike Symbols

Click Letterlike Symbols in the menu of the pop-up window.

Step 4

Double-click copyright symbol

Locate and double-click the copyright symbol to insert it into the text.