Method 1 Typing Accents on PCs
- Try shortcut keys.
- Press Control + `, then the letter to add a grave accent.
- Press Control + ', then the letter to add an acute accent.
- Press Control, then Shift, then 6, then the letter to add a circumflex accent.
- Press Shift + Control + ~, then the letter to add a tilde accent.
In this regard, how do you type é on a keyboard?
Press Alt with the appropriate letter. For example, to type é, è, ê or ë, hold Alt and press E one, two, three or four times. Stop the mouse over each button to learn its keyboard shortcut. Shift + click a button to insert its upper-case form.
What is é in French?
The French "open e" (è) vowel. The first is an e sound quite similar to the English e sound that occurs in the word set. Thus open e sound is often represented in the spelling by è— that is, by the letter e with a grave accent (e.g. père, mère), or by ê— a letter e with a circumflex accent (e.g. prêt).
How do you type é on a Mac?
Press and hold the keys listed below in the order given. Release the keys and then type the letter to be accented. Example, to type й, press and hold OPTION, then press the e key. Release the 2 keys and type e.