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Typing Special Characters with Alt Codes

To use an Alt code, press and hold down the Alt key and type the code using the numeric key pad on the right side of your keyboard. If you do not have a numeric keypad, copy and paste the symbols from this page, or go back try another typing method.

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Accented Letters


Grave

À 
0192

È 
0200

Ì 
0204

Ò 
0210

Ù 
0217

 

 

à 
0224

è 
0232

ì 
0236

ò 
0242

ù 
0249

 

Acute

Á 
0193

É 
0201

Í 
0205

Ó 
0211

Ú 
0218

Ý 
0221

 

á 
0225

é 
0233

í 
0237

ó 
0243

ú 
0250

ý 
0253

Circumflex

 
0194

Ê 
0202

Π
0206

Ô 
0212

Û 
0219

 

 

â 
0226

ê 
0234

î 
0238

ô 
0244

û 
0251

 

Tilde

à
0195

 

 

Õ 
0213

 

Ñ 
0209

 

ã 
0227

 

 

õ 
0245

 

ñ 
0241

Umlaut

Ä 
0196

Ë 
0203

Ï 
0207

Ö 
0214

Ü
0220

Ÿ 
0159

 

ä 
0228

ë 
0235

ï 
0239

ö 
0246

ü 
0252

ÿ 
0255


Additional Characters


Character Description Code

¡

Beginning exclamation mark

0161

¿

Beginning question mark

0191

Ç, ç

French C cedille

0199, 0231

Œ,œ

O-E ligature

0140, 0156

ß

German Sharp/Double S

0223

º, ª

Masculine Ordinal Number (Spanish, Italian, Portuguese)
Feminine Ordinal Number

0186, 0170

Ø,ø

Nordic O slash

0216, 0248

Å,å

Nordic A ring, Angstrom sign

0197, 0229

Æ, æ

A-E ligature

0198, 0230

Þ, þ

Icelandic/Old English Thorn

0222, 0254

Ð, ð

Icelandic/Old English Eth

0208, 0240

« »

Double angle quotation marks

0171, 0187

‹ ›

Single angle quotation marks

0139, 0155

Š š

Czech S hachek (S Caron)

0138, 0154

Ž ž

Czech S hachek (Z Caron)

0142, 0158



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