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Adding accent marks to French words

  1. Default Adding accent marks to French words

    I am typing English text and need to be able to add the accents on French words as well as add some special french characters. How do I do that?

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    Most acents are available vie the keyboard. Option E will make an accent grave (). If you immediately type a letter that has been defined (in the font you are using) with that accent, you'll get the character you want. So, Option E then e will give you .

    Beats the cap out of Windows.

    Option C =
    Option Shift C =
    Option E = ()
    Option I = ()
    Option N = ()
    Option U = ()
    Option ` = ` ()

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    Or learn the extended character set for the characters you need, like Alt+0233

    k

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    Which can all be found in the Windows Character Map.

    Bob

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    If you're using XP, can't you set your keyboard to a second language and then type it in that language? I've done it for Spanish, and work with someone who does it in Japanese characters.

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