When it comes to typing in a different language, accented letters are a necessity. Use the chart below to identify and learn how to type the letters you need. 

Windows Alt Codes (for PC users)

Click into your text box, hold down the ALT key and press the combination in the number pad (NOT the numbers above the QWERTY keyboard). 

Uppercase Vowel Alt-Code Lowercase Vowel Alt-Code
À   Alt + 0192   à Alt + 0224
   Alt + 0194   â Alt + 0226
Ä   Alt + 0196   ä Alt + 0228
È   Alt + 0200   è Alt + 0232
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

 

Symbols (for PC users)

 

Symbol Code
Ç   Alt + 0199
ç   Alt + 0231
¿   Alt + 0191
¡   Alt + 0161
º   Alt + 0186
ª   Alt + 0170
  Alt + 0128
«   Alt + 0171
»   Alt + 0187

 

Mac Opt Codes (For Apple Users)

To get the accent codes on an Apple device, please use the codes as follows. 

Symbol Code
¡   Opt +1
¿   Opt + shift +?

 

Accent Code Character
` Grave   Opt + ` + character   À, È, Ì, Ò, Ù  |  à, è, ì, ò, ù
´́ Acute   Opt + e + character   Á, É, Í, Ó, Ú, Ý  |  á, é, í, ó, ú, ý
^ Circumflex   Opt + i + character   Â, Ê, Î, Ô, Û  |  â, ê, î, ô, û
~ Tilde   Opt + n + character   Ã, Ñ, Õ  |  ã, ñ, õ
̈ Umlaut   Opt + u + character   Ä, Ë, Ï, Ö, Ü  |  ä, ë, ï, ö, ü