HOW TO TYPE E WITH ACCENTS IN MS WORD?

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INTRODUCTION

Accents are the glyph which are put above or below any letter or the basic glyph.

MS Word allows us to insert the letters with the different available accents whenever we need them in our documents.

In this article we’ll learn to insert the E with the different available accents, using the keyboard shortcuts, alt codes for E accents and the ways to use them.

WHAT IS E WITH ACCENTS

Accents are the glyph applied to the characters which are used in different ways in different scripts.

For example, accents are used in Latin to show the difference in the pronunciation.

Different available accents for the letter E are as shown below.

èe grave
ée acute
êe circumflex
ëe umlaut
ÈE GRAVE
ÉE ACUTE
ÊE CIRCUMFLEX
ËE UMLAUT

We’ll learn to type or insert these all symbols or signs in MS Word using many different options.

DIFFERENT METHODS OF ADDING E WITH ACCENTS SYMBOL

  1. DELIVERY DESK
  2. USING GOOGLE
  3. USING SYMBOL
  4. USING KEYBOARD

1.DELIVERY DESK

Its always great to learn new things.

You must go through the article to learn new ways of inserting the E WITH ACCENT SYMBOL in MS WORD but if you want it instantly, you can copy it from here and it’ll work all fine in your MS WORD sheets.

The symbol copied from here will respond to the font as well as size.

STEPS TO COPY THE E WITH ACCENT SYMBOL

  • Select the desired symbol.
  • Select the cell in the sheet where you want to insert the symbol.
  • Press CTRL+V or Right Click > Paste.
  • The E with accent will be inserted.

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2.INSERT E WITH ACCENTS LETTERS IN MS WORD USING GOOGLE

We all have such a vast knowledge of our work area, we all do. But what happens when we don’t use some special knowledge for a long time, we start forgetting it. This is a case with each one of us.

So it is quite possible that we forget the procedures of symbol insertion by the time of the need. So this method is for those friends who have forgot the symbol insertion methods.

Here are the steps.

  •  Open google.com in your browser.
  • Type in the searchbox e with accents symbol. (no need to ask for the procedure)
  • The following picture will appear on the screen. There can be a bit difference too due to region etc.
OPEN GOOGLE AND TYPE E ACUTE or any other required ACCENT
  •  Now look at the page and search for a E ACUTE SYMBOL but mind it, we don’t want an image.
  • Most of the bigger pictures are images, we want text, so select the one which is shown in the picture as selected and copy it. [For copying select the symbol and press CTRL+C or use RIGHT CLICK and choose COPY]
  • For reference , the picture above shows the selected characters.
  • Paste it anywhere in the sheet. [Select the cell and press CTRL+V or RIGHT CLICK and choose PASTE.
  • The copied symbol will respond to font size as well as to font.

NOTE: Don’t copy the image by change. Image is tough to handle and won’t respond to the font and text size.

3.INSERT E WITH ACCENTS SYMBOL IN MS WORD USING SYMBOLS

  • The other method of inserting a E ACCENTS symbol is using the SYMBOL INSERTION FACILITY.

There is a complete table in the MICROSOFT WORD having a full fledged list of a big number of symbols from where we can choose the symbols we like. Follow the following steps to insert the symbol in the WORD using symbol dialog box.

STEPS

  • Open the MS WORD application.
  • Go to INSERT TAB and CLICK SYMBOL or Press ALT+N+U to open the SYMBOL DIALOG BOX directly.
OPEN SYMBOL DIALOG BOX
  • Refer to the picture given below.
  • Choose FONT as NORMAL TEXT.
  • Select the desired E with accent from the list and click INSERT.
  • The desired letter will get inserted in the document.
CHOOSING E WITH ACCENTS SYMBOL FROM SPECIAL CHARACTERS



4.INSERT E WITH ACCENTS USING KEYBOARD

There is another very fast method of inserting any character using the KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS.

We have two different ways to insert the E WITH ACCENTS symbol in MS word directly.

  1. Using Character Code.
  2. Using ALT+X

USING CHARACTER CODE:

The method is to press ALT and press the CHARACTER CODE WHILE THE ALT KEY IS PRESSED

Refer to the table given below to know the ALT CODES for the different E with accents symbols available in word.

EXCEL: E ACCENT SYMBOLS USING KEYBOARD


Although there can be a few more too but these are the most easiest and useful ones. Because after all, the main aim is to the work fast and efficiently.

USING ALT+X

One more super efficient method in MS WORD is with the use of ALT+X.

Simply type the UNICODE of the character and press ALT+X.

The unicode will be converted to the respective character.

The following table shows the unicodes of the respective E with accents symbols.

CORRESPONDING UNICODES FOR THE E WITH ACCENTS

The following animation shows the usage of ALT + X method.

TYPE THE UNICODE AND PRESS ALT+X