Because I know how difficult and time consuming trying to write in French with an English keyboard is (especially when you are only using the “insert symbol” option), I thought that a table of all the shortcuts might come handy!
Make sure that your number lock is off!
For the Template, the symbol “V” means any vowel. The format is to hold the first two keys down simultaneously, release, then type the vowel you wish to be accented.
|Acute||á Á||Option+E, V|
|Circumflex||â Â||Option+I, V|
|Grave||à À||Option+`, V|
|Umlaut||ë Ë||Option+U, V|
Example 1: To input the lower case ó, hold down the Option key, then the E key. Release both keys then type lowercase o.
Example 2: To input the capital Ó, hold down the Option key, then the E key. Release all both keys then type capital O.
|Sym||Mac Option Code|
(not on older fonts)