How to write the "A with circumflex accent" (â or Â) on the keyboard

Do you want to type the symbol " Â " ("A circumflex accent in capital" or "A circumflex accent in lowercase" : â) 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. Just type in the key shortcuts detailled below :

1. Make the symbol "A circumflex accent" (â or Â) on Windows

  • "uppercase A circumflex accent" : Alt + 0 1 9 4 = Â

  • "lowercase A circumflex accent" : Alt + 0 2 2 6 = â

The technique : You keep the Alt key pressed (key just to the left of the Space bar), then you successively type the numbers 0 1 9 4 (for "uppercase A with circumflex accent "Â") or  0 2 2 6 (for "lowercase A with circumflex accent" "â"), then you finally release the Alt key, which will bring up the symbol " A circumflex accent uppercase ": Â

 

2. Make the symbol "A circumflex accent" (â or Â) on Mac/MacBook

  • Make the symbol "uppercase A circumflex accent" :

    • keep Shift  + A pressed down then select  on the menu that just appeared

 

  • Make the symbol "lowercase A circumflex accent" :

    • keep a key pressed down then select â on the menu that just appeared

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 proposition Â and finally release everything, which will bring up the symbol "capital A circumflex accent" : Â.

For the lowercase "â", simply keep the letter A pressed down and select "â" 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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