How to make the uppercase é "É" (uppercase E acute) on your keyboard

Do you want to type the symbol " É " (E acute in capital) 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 "uppercase E acute" on Windows :

Alt+1 4 4 = É

The technique : You keep the Alt key pressed (key just to the left of the Space bar), then you successively type the numbers 1 4 4 , then you finally release the Alt key, which will bring up the symbol " E acute uppercase ": É


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

 

Shift + E pressed thenÉ

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


- Make the symbol "small E acute" on Windows: Alt + 1 3 0 = é

The technique : You keep the Alt key pressed (key just to the left of the Space bar), then you successively type the numbers 1 3 0 , then you finally release the Alt key, which will bring up the symbol " small E acute": é


" 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.

" I have a Mac / Macbook / Apple computer "

If you have a Mac / Apple keyboard, the technique is the same. The Alt key can also be called Option ⌥ but it is always the key just to the left of the Space bar: Alt ⌥

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