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How to type foreign language characters

Instructions for typing special characters, otherwise known as diacritical marks, in foreign languages follow below. These include the accent, circumflex, grave, tilde, and umlaut, as well as ligatures, rings, slashes, and special punctuation marks.

Languages included here have Latin-based alphabets and do not require the installation of additional utilities and fonts. Depending on your operating system, languages that use a different character set (e.g. Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, Greek, Hebrew, Japanese, Korean, many Eastern European languages, etc.) may require the installation of additional software. See our pages on foreign language fonts for free fonts and instructions for configuring your computer for typing language sets with non-Latin or extended Latin-based alphabets.




Special character codes for Windows, Mac, and HTML by language:
Afrikaans | Danish | Dutch | Finnish | Flemish | French | Frisian
Gaelic | German | Italian | Norwegian | Portuguese | Spanish | Swedish


Download the free Quick Key utility for typing foreign characters using an on-screen keyboard.

Danish & Norwegian

  Windows: Hold ALT +
type on Number Pad
MAC: HTML
æ ALT + 0230 or 145 OPTION + ' (single quote) &aelig;
å ALT + 0229 or 134 OPTION + A &aring;
œ ALT + 0156 OPTION + Q &#156;
ø ALT + 0248 OPTION + O &oslash;
       
Æ ALT + 0198 or 146 OPTION + SHIFT + ' (single quote) &Aelig;
Å ALT + 0197 or 143 OPTION + SHIFT + A &Aring;
ΠALT + 0140 OPTION + SHIFT + Q &#140;
Ø ALT + 0216 OPTION + SHIFT + O &Oslash;
       
ALT + 0128
SHIFT + OPTION + 2 &euro;

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Norwegian electronic dictionaries $ Norwegian electronic dictionaries & translators, some with voice
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Dutch , Flemish, Afrikaans, & Frisian

  Windows: Hold ALT +
type on Number Pad
MAC: HTML
       
à ALT + 0224 or 133 OPTION + `, release then type A &agrave;
á ALT + 0225 or 160 OPTION + E, release then type A &aacute;
â ALT + 0226 or 131 OPTION + I, release then type A &acirc;
ä ALT + 0228 or 132 OPTION + U, release then type A &auml;
è ALT + 0232 or 138 OPTION + `, release then type E &egrave;
é ALT + 0233 or 130 OPTION + E, release then type E &eacute;
ê ALT + 0234 or 136 OPTION + I, release then type E &ecirc;
ë ALT + 0235 or 137 OPTION + U, release then type E &euml;
ì ALT + 0236 or 141 OPTION + `, release then type I &igrave;
í ALT + 0237 or 161 OPTION + E, release then type I &iacute;
î ALT + 0238 or 140 OPTION + I, release then type I &icirc;
ï ALT + 0239 or 139 OPTION + U, release then type I &iuml;
ò ALT + 0242 or 149 OPTION + `, release then type O &ograve;
ó ALT + 0243 or 162 OPTION + E, release then type O &oacute;
ô ALT + 0244 or 147 OPTION + I, release then type O &ocirc;
ö ALT + 0246 or 148 OPTION + U, release then type O &ouml;
ù ALT + 0249 or 151 OPTION + `, release then type U &ugrave;
ú ALT + 0250 or 163 OPTION + E, release then type U &uacute;
û ALT + 0251 or 150 OPTION + I, release then type U &ucirc;
ü ALT + 0252 or 129 OPTION + U, release then type U &uuml;
       
À ALT + 0192 OPTION + `, release then type SHIFT + A &Agrave;
Á ALT + 0193 OPTION + E, release then type SHIFT + A &Aacute;
 ALT + 0194 OPTION + I, release then type SHIFT + A &Acirc;
Ä ALT + 0196 or 142 OPTION + U, release then type SHIFT + A &Auml;
È ALT + 0200 or 144 OPTION + `, release then type SHIFT + E &Egrave;
É ALT + 0201 OPTION + E, release then type SHIFT + E &Eacute;
Ê ALT + 0202 OPTION + I, release then type SHIFT + E &Ecirc;
Ë ALT + 0203 OPTION + U, release then type SHIFT + E &Euml;
Ì ALT + 0204 OPTION + `, release then type SHIFT + I &Igrave;
Í ALT + 0205 OPTION + E, release then type SHIFT + I &Iacute;
Î ALT + 0206 OPTION + I, release then type SHIFT + I &Icirc;
Ï ALT + 0207 OPTION + U, release then type SHIFT + I &Iuml;
Ò ALT + 0210 OPTION + `, release then type SHIFT + O &Ograve;
Ó ALT + 0211 OPTION + E, release then type SHIFT + O &Oacute;
Ô ALT + 0212 OPTION + I, release then type SHIFT + O &Ocirc;
Ö ALT + 0214 or 153 OPTION + U, release then type SHIFT + O &Ouml;
Ù ALT + 0217 OPTION + `, release then type SHIFT + U &Ugrave;
Ú ALT + 0218 OPTION + E, release then type SHIFT + U &Uacute;
Û ALT + 0219 OPTION + I, release then type SHIFT + U &Ucirc;
Ü ALT + 0220 or 154 OPTION + U, release then type SHIFT + U &Uuml;
       
ALT + 0128
SHIFT + OPTION + 2 &euro;
ƒ ALT + 0131 OPTION + F &#131;

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Dutch keyboard layout
Dutch electronic dictionaries $ Dutch electronic dictionaries & translators, some with voice

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Finnish

  Windows: Hold ALT +
type on Number Pad
MAC: HTML
ä ALT + 0228 or 132 OPTION + U, release then type A &auml;
ö ALT + 0246 or 148 OPTION + U, release then type O &ouml;
       
Ä ALT + 0196 or 142 OPTION + U, release then type SHIFT + A &Auml;
Ö ALT + 0214 or 153 OPTION + U, release then type SHIFT + O &Ouml;
       
ALT + 0128
SHIFT + OPTION + 2 &euro;

RELATED COMPUTER ACCESSORIES & INFO:
Finnish keyboard layout
Lingvosoft FlashCards English-Finnish $ For Windows operating systems
Finnish electronic dictionaries $ Finnish electronic dictionaries & translators, some with voice

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French

  Windows: Hold ALT +
type on Number Pad
Mac: HTML
à ALT + 0224 or 133 OPTION + `, release then type A &agrave;
â ALT + 0226 or131 OPTION + I, release then type A &acirc;
ä ALT + 0228 or 132 OPTION + U, release then type A &auml;
è ALT + 0232 or 138 OPTION + `, release then type E &egrave;
é ALT + 0233 or 130 OPTION + E, release then type E &eacute;
ê ALT + 0234 or 136 OPTION + I, release then type E &ecirc;
ë ALT + 0235 or 137 OPTION + U, release then type E &euml;
î ALT + 0238 or 140 OPTION + I, release then type I &icirc;
ï ALT + 0239 or 139 OPTION + U, release then type I &iuml;
ô ALT + 0244 or 147 OPTION + I, release then type O &ocirc;
œ ALT + 0156 OPTION + Q &#156;
ù ALT + 0249 or 151 OPTION + `, release then type U &ugrave;
û ALT + 0251 or 150 OPTION + I, release then type U &ucirc;
ü ALT + 0252 or 129 OPTION + U, release then type U &uuml;
ÿ ALT + 0255 or 152 OPTION + U, release then type Y &yuml;
       
À ALT + 0192 OPTION + `, release then type SHIFT + A &Agrave;
Á ALT + 0193 OPTION + E, release then type SHIFT + A &Aacute;
Ä ALT + 0196 or 142 OPTION + U, release then type SHIFT + A &Auml;
È ALT + 0200 or 144 OPTION + `, release then type SHIFT + E &Egrave;
É ALT + 0201 OPTION + E, release then type SHIFT + E &Eacute;
Ê ALT + 0202 OPTION + I, release then type SHIFT + E &Ecirc;
Ë ALT + 0203 OPTION + U, release then type SHIFT + E &Euml;
Î ALT + 0206 OPTION + I, release then type SHIFT + I &Icirc;
Ï ALT + 0207 OPTION + U, release then type SHIFT + I &Iuml;
Ô ALT + 0212 OPTION + I, release then type SHIFT + O &Ocirc;
ΠALT + 0140 OPTION + SHIFT + Q &#140;
Ù ALT + 0217 OPTION + `, release then type SHIFT + U &Ugrave;
Û ALT + 0219 OPTION + I, release then type SHIFT + U &Ucirc;
Ü ALT + 0220 OPTION + U, release then type SHIFT + U &Uuml;
Ÿ ALT + 0159 OPTION + U, release then type SHIFT + Y &Yuml;
       
ç ALT + 0231 or 135 OPTION + C &ccedil;
Ç ALT + 0199 or 128 OPTION + SHIFT + C &Ccedil;
       
ALT + 0128
SHIFT + OPTION + 2 &euro;

RELATED COMPUTER ACCESSORIES & INFO:
Free software for learning French
French keyboard layout
French Canadian keyboards PS2 $ Bilingual Canadian French-English keyboards
European French keyboards USB / PS2 $ Bilingual European French-English keyboards
French electronic dictionary $
English-French professional translation software $
Lingvosoft FlashCards English-French $ For Windows operating systems

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Gaelic (Irish & Scottish)

  Windows: Hold ALT +
type on Number Pad
MAC: HTML
á ALT + 0225 or 160 OPTION + E, release then type A &aacute;
é ALT + 0233 or 130 OPTION + E, release then type E &eacute;
í ALT + 0237 or 161 OPTION + E, release then type I &iacute;
ó ALT + 0243 or 162 OPTION + E, release then type O &oacute;
ú ALT + 0250 or 163 OPTION + E, release then type U &uacute;
       
Á ALT + 0193 OPTION + E, release then type SHIFT + A &Aacute;
É ALT + 0201 or 144 OPTION + E, release then type SHIFT + E &Eacute;
Í ALT + 0205 or 153 OPTION + E, release then type SHIFT + I &Iacute;
Ó ALT + 0211 OPTION + E, release then type SHIFT + O &Oacute;
Ú ALT + 0218 OPTION + E, release then type SHIFT + U &Uacute;
       
ALT + 0128 SHIFT + OPTION + 2 &euro;

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German

  Windows: Hold ALT +
type on Number Pad
MAC: HTML
ä ALT + 0228 or 132 OPTION + U, release then type A &auml;
ö ALT + 0246 or 148 OPTION + U, release then type O &ouml;
ü ALT + 0252 or 129 OPTION + U, release then type U &uuml;
       
Ä ALT + 0196 or 142 OPTION + U, release then type SHIFT + A &Auml;
Ö ALT + 0214 or 153 OPTION + U, release then type SHIFT + O &Ouml;
Ü ALT + 0220 or 154 OPTION + U, release then type SHIFT + U &Uuml;
       
ß ALT + 0223 or 225 OPTION + S &szlig;
       
ALT + 0128
SHIFT + OPTION + 2 &euro;

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Free software for learning German
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Swiss German keyboard layout
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Word:


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Italian

  Windows: Hold ALT +
type on Number Pad
MAC: HTML
à ALT + 0224 or 133 OPTION + `, release then type A &agrave;
è ALT + 0232 or 138 OPTION + `, release then type E &egrave;
é ALT + 0233 or 130 OPTION + E, release then type E &eacute;
ì ALT + 0236 or 141 OPTION + `, release then type I &igrave;
ò ALT + 0242 or 149 OPTION + `, release then type O &ograve;
ó ALT + 0243 or 162 OPTION + E, release then type O &oacute;
ù ALT + 0249 or 151 OPTION + `, release then type U &ugrave;
       
À ALT + 0192 OPTION + `, release then type SHIFT + A &Agrave;
È ALT + 0200 OPTION + `, release then type SHIFT + E &Egrave;
É ALT + 0201 or 144 OPTION + E, release then type SHIFT + E &Eacute;
Ì ALT + 0204 OPTION + `, release then type SHIFT + I &Igrave;
Ò ALT + 0210 OPTION + `, release then type SHIFT + O &Ograve;
Ó ALT + 0211 OPTION + E, release then type SHIFT + O &Oacute;
Ù ALT + 0217 OPTION + `, release then type SHIFT + U &Ugrave;
       
ALT + 0128 SHIFT + OPTION + 2 &euro;

RELATED COMPUTER ACCESSORIES & INFO:
Free software for learning Italian
Italian keyboard layout
Italian keyboards USB / PS2 $ Bilingual Italian-English keyboards
Italian electronic dictionaries $ Italian electronic dictionaries & translators, some with voice

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Portuguese

  Windows: Hold ALT +
type on Number Pad
Mac: HTML
à ALT + 0224 or 133 OPTION + `, release then type A &agrave;
á ALT + 0225 or 160 OPTION + E, release then type A &aacute;
â ALT + 0226 or 131 OPTION + I, release then type A &acirc;
ã ALT + 0227 OPTION + N, release then type A &atilde;
é ALT + 0233 or 130 OPTION + E, release then type E &eacute;
ê ALT + 0234 or 136 OPTION + I, release then type E &ecirc;
í ALT + 0237 or 161 OPTION + E, release then type I &iacute;
ó ALT + 0243 or 162 OPTION + E, release then type O &oacute;
ô ALT + 0244 or 147 OPTION + I, release then type O &ocirc;
õ ALT + 0245 OPTION + N, release then type O &otilde;
ú ALT + 0250 or 163 OPTION + E, release then type U &uacute;
ü ALT + 0252 or 129 OPTION + U, release then type U &uuml;
       
À ALT + 0192 OPTION + `, release then type SHIFT + A &Agrave;
Á ALT + 0193 OPTION + E, release then type SHIFT + A &Aacute;
 ALT + 0194 OPTION + I, release then type SHIFT + A &Acirc;
à ALT + 0195 OPTION + N, release then type SHIFT + A &Atilde;
É ALT + 0201 OPTION + E, release then type SHIFT + E &Eacute;
Ê ALT + 0202 OPTION + I, release then type SHIFT + E &Ecirc;
Í ALT + 0205 OPTION + E, release then type SHIFT + I &Iacute;
Ó ALT + 0211 OPTION + E, release then type SHIFT + O &Oacute;
Ô ALT + 0212 OPTION + I, release then type SHIFT + O &Ocirc;
Õ ALT + 0213 OPTION + N, release then type SHIFT + O &Otilde;
Ú ALT + 0218 OPTION + E, release then type SHIFT + U &Uacute;
Ü ALT + 0220 OPTION + U, release then type SHIFT + U &Uuml;
       
ç ALT + 0231 or 135 OPTION + C &ccedil;
Ç ALT + 0199 or 128 OPTION + SHIFT + C &Ccedil;
       
ALT + 0128
SHIFT + OPTION + 2 &euro;

RELATED COMPUTER ACCESSORIES & INFO:
Free software for learning Portuguese
Portuguese (Brazil) keyboard layout
Portuguese keyboards USB / PS2 $ Bilingual Portuguese-English keyboards
Portuguese electronic dictionaries $ Portuguese electronic dictionaries & translators, some with voice

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Spanish

  Windows: Hold ALT +
type on Number Pad
MAC: HTML
á ALT + 0225 or 160 OPTION + E, release then type A &aacute;
é ALT + 0233 or 130 OPTION + E, release then type E &eacute;
í ALT + 0237 or 161 OPTION + E, release then type I &iacute;
ó ALT + 0243 or 162 OPTION + E, release then type O &oacute;
ú ALT + 0250 or 163 OPTION + E, release then type U &uacute;
ü ALT + 0252 or 129 OPTION + U, release then type U &uuml;
       
Á ALT + 0193 OPTION + E, release then type SHIFT + A &Aacute;
É ALT + 0201 or 144 OPTION + E, release then type SHIFT + E &Eacute;
Í ALT + 0205 or 153 OPTION + E, release then type SHIFT + I &Iacute;
Ó ALT + 0211 OPTION + E, release then type SHIFT + O &Oacute;
Ú ALT + 0218 OPTION + E, release then type SHIFT + U &Uacute;
Ü ALT + 0220 or 154 OPTION + U, release then type SHIFT + U &uuml;
       
ñ ALT + 0241 or 164 OPTION + N, release then type N &ntilde;
Ñ ALT + 0209 or 165 OPTION + N, release then type SHIFT + N &Ntilde;
       
¿ ALT + 0191 or 168 SHIFT + OPTION + ? &iquest;
¡ ALT + 0161 or 173 SHIFT + OPTION + 1 &iexcl;
ALT + 0128 SHIFT + OPTION + 2 &euro;

RELATED COMPUTER ACCESSORIES & INFO:
Free software for learning Spanish
Spanish keyboard layout
Spanish keyboards USB / PS2 $ Bilingual Spanish-English keyboards
Spanish electronic dictionaries $ Spanish electronic dictionaries & translators, some with voice

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Swedish

  Windows: Hold ALT +
type on Number Pad
MAC: HTML
å ALT + 0229 or 134 OPTION + A &aring;
ä ALT + 0228 or 132 OPTION + U, release then type A &auml;
ö ALT + 0246 or 148 OPTION + U, release then type O &ouml;
       
Å ALT + 0197 or 143 OPTION + SHIFT + A &Aring;
Ä ALT + 0196 or 142 OPTION + U, release then type SHIFT + A &Auml;
Ö ALT + 0214 or 153 OPTION + U, release then type SHIFT + O &Ouml;
       
ALT + 0128
SHIFT + OPTION + 2 &euro;

RELATED COMPUTER ACCESSORIES & INFO:
Swedish keyboard layout
Swedish keyboards USB / PS2 $ Bilingual Swedish-English keyboards
Swedish electronic dictionaries $ Swedish electronic dictionaries & translators, some with voice
LingvoSoft FlashCards Swedish-English $ For Windows operating systems

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Special character codes for Windows, Mac, and HTML by language:
Afrikaans | Danish | Dutch | Finnish | Flemish | French | Frisian
Gaelic | German | Italian | Norwegian | Portuguese | Spanish | Swedish



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