French Accent ??

  gudda96 10:02 29 Nov 2004

Can anyone please tell me if/how I can use a french accent using Word/XP

  Diodorus Siculus 10:04 29 Nov 2004

click here

TRL+` (ACCENT GRAVE), the letter

à, è, ì, ò, ù,
À, È, Ì, Ò, Ù

CTRL+' (APOSTROPHE), the letter

á, é, í, ó, ú, ý
Á, É, Í, Ó, Ú, Ý

CTRL+SHIFT+^ (CARET), the letter

â, ê, î, ô, û
Â, Ê, Î, Ô, Û

CTRL+SHIFT+~ (TILDE), the letter

ã, ñ, õ
Ã, Ñ, Õ

CTRL+SHIFT+: (COLON), the letter

ä, ë, ï, ö, ü, ÿ,
Ä, Ë, Ï, Ö, Ü, Ÿ

[email protected], a or A

å, Å

CTRL+SHIFT+&, a or A

æ, Æ

CTRL+SHIFT+&, o or O

œ, Œ

CTRL+, (COMMA), c or C

ç, Ç


ð, Ð

CTRL+/, o or O

ø, Ø







  Diodorus Siculus 10:05 29 Nov 2004

Accents & Special Characters
click here


  gudda96 10:47 29 Nov 2004


Thank you so much for your quick and effient response.

From what I can gather, the first answer will suffice.

  gudda96 12:38 29 Nov 2004


character map does not show after system tools on my pc.I use XP if it helps

  Carafaraday 14:15 29 Nov 2004

Many thanks - very useful information and much quicker than going through insert symbol route.

  Diodorus Siculus 14:32 29 Nov 2004

Carafaraday - yes, I agree that it is quicker; it just takes a little time to remember the various combinations. I have a little MS word chart that has all combinations listed and that is on a notice board for easy reference.

  gudda96 11:08 30 Nov 2004


Thanks for coming back, problem solved now but out of curiosity, this is my system tools pic, sorry..thought I could copy/paste or attach.

How do you do those "click here" links ??

  Diodorus Siculus 14:13 30 Nov 2004

Or copy the address from the address bar (or anywhere else for that matter) and paste. As long as it begins with either www or http:// it will become a blue click here.

  gudda96 16:58 30 Nov 2004


Yes it does and thank you, i am going to try now click here
and does this work on all forums?

Thanks also, I will try copy/paste now
click here

  gudda96 16:59 30 Nov 2004 worked, learned something every day

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