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I've been going thru the formatting help, but I cannot find how to make those cool CTRL and ALT and SHIFT signs, the ones like here

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I am sorry if this is a duplicate, also, it is the first time I ever heard the word glyph . Sounds like a character from LOTR –  Erki M. Feb 27 at 19:26
    
I don't know what your native language is, but it's the same glyph that's embedded in heiroglyphics. –  Joshua Taylor Feb 27 at 19:46
    
Thank you, I already googled that. For those of you still wondering what it means: A glyph /ˈɡlɪf/ is an element of writing: An individual mark on a written medium that contributes to the meaning of what is written. –  Erki M. Feb 27 at 19:48

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Originally answered here: Keyboard Glyphs, you can use the <kbd> HTML tags.

<kbd>CTRL</kbd>

Makes: CTRL

You cannot use keyboard glyphs in comments. Can I place <kbd></kbd> in a comment?

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testing if they work in comments <kbd>CTRL</kbd> and <kbd>ALT</kbd> –  Erki M. Feb 27 at 19:24
    
any ideas here? How to do the same in comments? I have seen this done. –  Erki M. Feb 27 at 19:24
    
Ok, mistaken with last comment. Can't be done. –  Erki M. Feb 27 at 19:28

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