How to create a keyboard shortcut like if you type a paragraph and need to insert a symbol like this â, cause our language mostly like using some symbols like that. How to create a keyboard shortcut so you don't have to search again on Glyphs.


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There are keyboard shortcuts for diacritics.. ñ, é, å, ç, à, ö...

I'd suggest you merely learn the shortcuts for these.
It's not really an InDesign thing. It's generally built into the OS keyboard structure.

For Windows, you can check this list: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/keyboard-shortcuts-to-add-language-accent-marks-in-word-3801b103-6a8d-42a5-b8ba-fdc3774cfc76

For the Mac: https://www.reed.edu/cis/help/diacritics.html#:~:text=To%20type%20diacritics%20in%20a,%2B%20c%20(or%20C).

(In case of link rot, merely do an internet search for "how to input diacritics". Many relevant links will be presented.)

Above being posted...

If you really want to use the Glyphs panel in InDesign you can choose the Show Options item from the Glyph Panel Menu...

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The Glyph Panel will then show Recently Used glyphs. So, you don't have to repeatedly find the same glyph if you are using it often.

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