How to configure keyboard shortcuts for special character on OS X? For example, one would set ALT+C to ©.
To type © on a Mac, it's Alt+g
To configure keyboard shortcuts for special characters on OS X:
System Preferences > Language & Text > Text > Symbol & Text substitution. Use the + on the bottom of the list to add the ones you want.
According to http://www.macworld.com/article/1160500/text_substitutions.html, you can make
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Applying changes requires reopening applications. The custom keybindings don't work in all applications or views, but they do seem to work in Sublime Text 2.
For more information, see hcs.harvard.edu/~jrus/Site/Cocoa%20Text%20System.html and lri.me/keybindings.html.
You can trick your computer into auto-correcting some string of text into the symbol of your choice.
On Mavericks, go to: System Preferences > Keyboard > Text
I told mine to replace "theta" with "θ"
Yep, that worked.