Can't remember those short cuts your children showed you on the computer? Here is a chart entitled the Essential Keyboard Shortcuts (grouped by type) that has the most commonly used computer shortcuts.
To obtain an ALT Character: Make certain that the Num Lock key has been pressed to activate the numeric key section of the keyboard. Depress the Alt key. While the Alt key is depressed, type the proper sequence of numbers (on recognize all Alt characters.
Parents, learn about Internet Safety for Kids and Teens. This is a quick cheat sheet for non-techie parents who care about keeping their kids safer online. It takes about 30 - 45 minutes to make these simple changes!