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Microsoft Word provides a way to type international characters that contain a grave (`), acute ('), circumflex (^), umlaut (:), or tilde (~) directly from your keyboard.
For example, the following are some of the characters that can be typed with an accent directly from your keyboard:
Ã€ Ã Ã Ã¡ Ã‚ Ã¢ Ãƒ Ã£ Ã„ Ã¤ Ãˆ Ã¨ Ã‰ Ã© ÃŠ Ãª Ã‹ Ã« ÃŒ Ã¬ Ã Ã ÃŽ Ã® Ã Ã¯
To type an accented international character, follow these steps:
Word 98 Macintosh EditionFor more information about this topic, click the Help button on the Standard toolbar and search on accent. Click the Insert symbols or special characters topic, and then click Type international characters.
Word 7.0For more information about this topic, double-click the Help button on the Standard toolbar and search (Show Topics) on accent, or international. Select the "Creating international letters with a U.S. keyboard" topic and click the Go To button.
Article ID: 120085 - Last Review: August 17, 2007 - Revision: 1.2
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