How to make the "A acute" (à or À) on the keyboard

Do you want to type the symbol " À " (A acute in capital or in lowercase : à) and do not know how to do it in a text field, a word processing document? Follow the technique below.

Indeed, there is no key that exists on the keyboard, it can be very practical to be able to do it, for example on a word title or slogan .

1. Make the symbol "A acute" (à or À) on Windows :

  •  Make the symbol "uppercase A acute" : Alt0 1 9 2 = À

  • Make the symbol "lowercase A acute" : Alt0 2 2 4= à

The technique : You keep the Alt key pressed (key just to the left of the Space bar), then you successively type the numbers 01 9 2 (for uppercase A acute "À") or  0 2 2 4 (for lowercase A acute "à"), then you finally release the Alt key, which will bring up the symbol " A acute uppercase ": À

2. Make the symbol "uppercase E acute" on Mac / Apple :

  • Make the symbol "uppercase A acute" : keep Shift + A pressed down then select À

  •  Make the symbol "lowercase A acute" : keep A pressed down then select À

The technique: Keep the Shift  key pressed, then without releasing Shift, keep the letter A pressed until a menu appears above the letter E, then click on the propositionÀ and finally release everything, which will bring up the symbol "capital A acute" : À.

For the lowercase "à", simply keep the letter A pressed down and select "à" in the menu that appears.

" I don't have a numeric keypad on my keyboard, what should I do? "

  • If you do not have a numeric keypad on your keyboard, make sure you have activated the Num Lock (or " Num Lock ") function. If not, press the Fn + Num Lock key .

  • If you don't have Num Lock on your keyboard, try pressing the Fn key first and then performing the combination with Alt described in the previous paragraph.

  • If you still can't do it, don't hesitate to copy and paste the symbol from this article to the location of your choice.

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