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Making Light of Copyright

In Lightroom, I want to set some metadata on import. The tricky bit is entering the copyright symbol, on both Mac and PC.

The aim is to enter something like:

© Geoff Wilson

On Mac OS X, use the following key combination:

Option + g

Under Windows, there are a few options. The most compatible is to hold down Alt and type 0169 on the numeric keyboard. In some word processors, you can use the key combination Ctrl+Alt+C.

Entering this into the metadata form, storing it as a preset and using it on import means that all my photos are now automatically tagged. On export Lightroom will optionally put the copyright message as an overlay.

Bonus: for HTML, try ©