Technical Resources

Mac

Long hold a character key in which you want to put an accent. Follow the key combination below for punctuation.

 

Windows

To type accents with ALT codes, hold down the ALT key, then on the numeric keypad (not the row of numbers across the top of your keyboard) type the three or four digits listed here. When you release the ALT key, the character will appear.

 

FRENCH

For Windows

Uppercase

Lowercase

Consonants/Punctuation

À

ALT+0192

à

ALT+0224

Ç

ALT+0199 (caps)

Â

ALT+0194

â

ALT+0226

ç

ALT+0231 (lower)

Ä

ALT+0196

ä

ALT+0228

«

ALT+0171 (Left Angle Quote)

È

ALT+0200

è

ALT+0232

»

ALT+0187 (Right Angle Quote)

É

ALT+0201

é

ALT+0233

ALT+0128

Ê

ALT+0202

ê

ALT+0234

 

 

Ë

ALT+0203

ë

ALT+0235

 

 

Î

ALT+0206

î

ALT+0238

 

 

Ï

ALT+0207

ï

ALT+0239

 

 

Ô

ALT+0212

ô

ALT+0244

 

 

Œ

ALT+0140

œ

ALT+0156

 

 

Ù

ALT+0217

ù

ALT+0249

 

 

Û

ALT+0219

û

ALT+0251

 

 

Ü

ALT+0220

ü

ALT+0252

 

 

Ÿ

ALT+0159

ÿ

ALT+0255

 

 

 

For Macintosh

Accent

Example

Template

Acute

á Á

Option+E, V

Circumflex

â Â

Option+I, V

Grave

à À

Option+`, V

Umlaut

ë Ë

Option+U, V

 

 

Consonants/ Punctuation

ç

Option+C

Ç

Shift+Option+C

«

Option+\

»

Shift+Option+\

Shift+Option+2

 

GERMAN

For Windows

Accent

Code

Ä

ALT+0196

ä

ALT+0228

Ö

ALT+0214

ö

ALT+0246

Ü

ALT+0220

ü

ALT+0252

ß

ALT+0223

ALT+0128

 

For Macintosh

Accent

Code

Umlaut Accent

Type Option+U, then either a lower-case or upper-case vowel.

ß

Type Option+S.

Type Shift+Option+2

 

 

 

ITALIAN

For Windows

Uppercase

Lowercase

Ordinals/other symbols

Punctuation

À

ALT+0192

à

ALT+0224

º

ALT+0186 (Masculine Ordinal)

¿

ALT+0191

È

ALT+0200

è

ALT+0232

ª

ALT+0170 (Feminine Ordinal)

¡

ALT+0161

É

ALT+0201

é

ALT+0233

«

ALT+0171 (Left Angle Quote)

«

ALT+0171

Ì

ALT+0204

ì

ALT+0236

»

ALT+0187 (Right Angle Quote)

»

ALT+0187

Ò

ALT+0210

ò

ALT+0242

ALT+0128

 

 

Ó

ALT+0211

ó

ALT+0243

 

 

 

 

Ù

ALT+0217

ù

ALT+0249

 

 

 

 

 

For Macintosh

Accent

Example

Code

Acute

á Á

Option+E, Vowel

Grave

à À

Option+`, Vowel

Ordinal

º, ª

Option+0
Option+9 (Masculine/Feminine Ordinal Number Markers)

Angle Quote

«, »

Option+\
Shift+Option+\ (Double Angle Quotes)

Euro Sign

Shift+Control+2 (may not work for older System 9 fonts)

 

 

 

 

 

PORTUGUESE

For Windows

Uppercase

Lowercase

Punctuation

À

ALT+0192

à

ALT+0224

¿

ALT+0191

Á

ALT+0193

á

ALT+0225

¡

ALT+0161

Â

ALT+0194

â

ALT+0226

º

ALT+0186 (Masculine Ordinal)

Ã

ALT+0195

ã

ALT+0227

ª

ALT+0170 (Feminine Ordinal)

É

ALT+0201

é

ALT+0233

«

ALT+0171 (Left Angle Quote)

Ê

ALT+0202

ê

ALT+0234

»

ALT+0187 (Right Angle Quote)

Í

ALT+0205

í

ALT+0237

ALT+0128

Ó

ALT+0211

ó

ALT+0243

 

 

Ô

ALT+0212

ô

ALT+0244

 

 

Õ

ALT+0213

õ

ALT+0245

 

 

Ú

ALT+0218

ú

ALT+0250

 

 

Ü

ALT+0220

ü

ALT+0252

 

 

 

                                
For Macintosh

Uppercase

Lowercase

Punctuation

Á

OPT+e, A

á

OPT+e,a

¿

SHIFT+OPT+?

É

OPT+e, E

é

OPT+e, e

¡

OPT+1

Í

OPT+e, I

í

OPT+e, i

«

OPT+\

Ñ

OPT+n, N

ñ

OPT+n, n

»

SHIFT+OPT+\

Ó

OPT+e, O

ó

OPT+e, o

 

 

Ú

OPT+e, U

ú

OPT+e, u

 

 

Ü

OPT+u, U

ü

OPT+u, u

 

 

 

Accent

Example

Code

Acute

á Á

Option+E, V

Circumflex

â Â

Option+I, V

Grave

à À

Option+`, V

Tilde

ã Ã


Option+N, V

Umlaut

ë Ë

Option+U, V

 

 

 

SPANISH

For Windows

Uppercase

Lowercase

Punctuation

Á

ALT+0193

á

ALT+0225

¿

ALT+0191

É

ALT+0201

é

ALT+0233

¡

ALT+0161

Í

ALT+0205

í

ALT+0237

«

ALT+0171

Ñ

ALT+0209

ñ

ALT+0241

»

ALT+0187

Ó

ALT+0211

ó

ALT+0243

 

 

Ú

ALT+0218

ú

ALT+0250

 

 

Ü

ALT+022

ü

ALT+0252

 

 

 

                                
For Macintosh

Uppercase

Lowercase

Punctuation

Á

OPT+e, A

á

OPT+e,a

¿

SHIFT+OPT+?

É

OPT+e, E

é

OPT+e, e

¡

OPT+1

Í

OPT+e, I

í

OPT+e, i

«

OPT+\

Ñ

OPT+n, N

ñ

OPT+n, n

»

SHIFT+OPT+\

Ó

OPT+e, O

ó

OPT+e, o

 

 

Ú

OPT+e, U

ú

OPT+e, u

 

 

Ü

OPT+u, U

ü

OPT+u, u