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How to add accent marks in Word?

Sometimes, we need to insert or add accent marks like "à, á, â, ä" into a Word document, and maybe some of us do not know how to insert them. Now, the following ways will help us to insert them quickly.

Add accent marks with Shortcuts

Add accent marks with Symbol in Word

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You can insert accent marks with shortcut shown as the below table:

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In Word, you can add the accent marks with the Symbols function.

1. Put the cursor at the place you want to insert an accent mark, and click Insert > Symbol > More Symbols to open the Symbol dialog. See screenshot:

2. Click Symbols tab in the dialog and you can find and select the accent mark you want to add by rolling the drop-down scroll bar, then click Insert, and the selected accent mark will be inserted. See screenshot:

Tip: You also can specify the font you want to insert from the Font drop-down list in this dialog.

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    deron · 2 years ago
    When I click on Advanced Symbols, no dialog box appears -- I have no option to select for a different range of symbols.
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    Vicky · 3 years ago
    Thanks! The option of using the symbols to insert an accent mark helped greatly.