French and European Language Accents

Creating French and European accents on computers can be easy if you have access to a multi-lingual or language specific keyboard. Modern Microsoft Windows and MacOS computers should have that option built in. For those who only use accents occassionally, or are unable to change keyboards, one work-around is to enter accents on an English keyboard using the Alt key and number on the numeric keypad to create them. Below is a table which you may find useful.

The following should work on most PCs.

To get: Hold down Alt key
and enter the number:
Or this
à 133 (0224)
â 131 (0226)
ç 135 (0231)
è 138 (0232)
é 130 (0233)
136 (0234)
139 (0239)
140 (0238)
147 (0244)
151 (0249)
129 (0252)
150 (0251)
142 (0196)
128 (0199)
144 (0201)
154 (0220)