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French Accent Codes.  (For PC computers)                       
A French computer keyboard is set up differently from an English computer keyboard.
They have different keys to type the accent letters like , , and etc.

In order to get French accents in your work there are codes that you can use that tell your computer to
type them if you don't have a French keyboard.

An example is the letter . To get this letter, look for the ALT key. It's usually on the bottom line of keys
next to the space bar on the left.  Hold down the ALT key and then use the number pad on the right of
the keyboard (not the numbers at the top of the keyboard) to type the numbers 131. When you release
the ALT key the letter will appear. It's the same process for the other accent letters.


To get
,  hold down ALT and type 131, release the ALT key.
To get
,  hold down ALT and type 182, release the ALT key.
To get
, hold down ALT and type 133, release the ALT key.
To get
,  hold down ALT and type 183, release the ALT key.
To get
,  hold down ALT and type 135, release the ALT key.
To get
,  hold down ALT and type 128, release the ALT key.
To get
,  hold down ALT and type 130, release the ALT key.
To get
,  hold down ALT and type 144, release the ALT key.
To get
,  hold down ALT and type 138, release the ALT key.
To get
,  hold down ALT and type 212, release the ALT key.
To get
,  hold down ALT and type 136, release the ALT key.
To get
,  hold down ALT and type 210, release the ALT key.
To get
, hold down ALT and type 137, release the ALT key.
To get
,  hold down ALT and type 211, release the ALT key.
To get
, hold down ALT and type 140, release the ALT key.
To get
,  hold down ALT and type 215, release the ALT key.
To get
, hold down ALT and type 139, release the ALT key.
To get
,  hold down ALT and type 216, release the ALT key.
To get
,  hold down ALT and type 147, release the ALT key.
To get
,  hold down ALT and type 226, release the ALT key.
To get
, hold down ALT and type 150, release the ALT key.
To get
,  hold down ALT and type 234, release the ALT key.
To get
, hold down ALT and type 151, release the ALT key.
To get
,  hold down ALT and type 235, release the ALT key.
To get
,  hold down ALT and type 0140, release the ALT key.
To get
,  hold down ALT and type 0156, release the ALT key.

To get the Euro symbol (
), hold down ALT and type 0128,  release the ALT key.
To get French opening quotation marks (
), hold down ALT and type 0171, release the ALT key.
To get French closing quotation marks (
), hold down ALT and type 0187, release the ALT key.


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