How to Quickly Accent Characters in Word

WordMS Word allows us to create accented letters in our documents very quickly using the accent shortcuts that are built into it. All you really have to do is use the shortcut key combination and then add the letter to be accented!

Follow the steps below to learn how:

Circumflex – CTRL + Shift +^, followed by one of (a, e.i, o, u)

Grav e- CTRL + `, followed by one of (a.e.i, o, u)

Acute- CTRL + ‘, followed by one of (a, e, o, u, y)

Cedilla – CTRL + , followed by c

Umlaut – CTRL + Shift + :, followed by one of (a, e, i, o, u, y)

Pretty simple when you know how huh?


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