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Keyboard shortcut for accents in Word | Type any accents (or Diacritical Mark) in Word with ease

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Ms Word provides multiple ways to type accents over letter. However, in this blog we will cover a method that is the easiest and fastest of all.

Following table describes the keyboard shortcut to type any accents.

Note: Keys that needs to be pressed simultaneously are separated by + (plus) sign, and keys needs to be pressed immediately after another are separated by , (comma sign).

For e.g. To get è you should press Ctrl + ` , release and then type e.

Keyboard shortcut for Accents

à, è, ì, ò, ù,
À, È, Ì, Ò, Ù
CTRL+` (ACCENT GRAVE), the letter
á, é, í, ó, ú, ý
Á, É, Í, Ó, Ú, Ý
CTRL+’ (APOSTROPHE), the letter
â, ê, î, ô, ûCTRL+SHIFT+^ (CARET), the letter
ã, ñ, õ
Ã, Ñ, Õ
CTRL+SHIFT+~ (TILDE), the letter
ä, ë, ï, ö, ü, ÿ,
Ä, Ë, Ï, Ö, Ü, Ÿ
CTRL+SHIFT+: (COLON), the letter
å, ÅCTRL+SHIFT+@, a or A
æ, ÆCTRL+SHIFT+&, a or A
œ, ŒCTRL+SHIFT+&, o or O
ç, ÇCTRL+, (COMMA), c or C
ø, ØCTRL+/, o or O

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