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How can I avoid accidents when writing special characters with the [alt] key?

Seriously? Go slow and double check. If your system (like mine) allows you to program keyboard macros, learn that and make it easier. I write on a Linux system, but on Linux the little four-square &...
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Using "etc." at the end of list introduced by "e.g."

It's certainly redundant. Since by saying "for example" you are making it clear that you are giving only some of the cases, it's superfluous to add that there are more by ending "and ...
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Using "etc." at the end of list introduced by "e.g."

In formal English, the answer is yes. In normal English as typically used by "normal folks", not so much. I doubt that anyone is confused by what is a redundant usage. The answer that ...
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