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French Accents | Les accents



FOR THE PC:

While holding down the ALT key, type the number on the numeric keypad (numbers across the top of the keyboard will not work).

Symbol | Symbole

Number |Nombre


Symbol | Symbole

Number |Nombre

â

131

Â

0194

ä

132

Ä

142

à

133

À

0192

ç

135

Ç

128

é

130

É

144

ê

136

Ê

0202

ë

137

Ë

0203

è

138

È

0200

ï

139

Ï

0207

î

140

Î

0206

ô

147

Ô

0212

ö

148

Ö

153

œ

0156

Œ

0140

û

150

Û

0219

ù

151

Ù

0217

«

174

»

175

How to install the French language on a task bar:

  1. Right click on the task bar.
  2. Select properties and then select language bar.
  3. Select Canadian French from the list. An EN icon will appear on your task bar in the bottom right hand corner.
  4. Left click on the EN icon to choose FR option.
   
FOR THE MAC (Apple):

Key Caps (OS9 and above):

  1. Click on the apple on the top left of the screen.
  2. Open Key Caps (a little keyboard will appear on the desktop).
  3. Hold down the option key. The accents will appear and you can click on them with the mouse.
  4. To type ù, for example, hold option, click `, type u. The accented character will appear.
   

Special character palette:

  1. Click edit.
  2. Click special characters. Keep the pallet open for use in any application.
   

French operating system (Mac OSX):

  1. Go to system preferences and choose international.
  2. Change the system operating language to French. Your OS as well as most Apple software will then use French.