Alt key

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Alt
Names Alt, Alternate, Option
Mac symbol
ISO/IEC symbol
X11 Alt_L, Alt_R
USB Keyboard LeftAlt, Keyboard RightAlt

The Alt key is a general purpose meta key found on both PC and Macintosh keyboards. PC keyboards have either one (left) or two (left and right) depending on whether they are ISO or ANSI layout respectively. ISO keyboards use Alt Gr in place of right Alt.