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Microsoft: Office FAQ

Tips and Tricks

How to Insert Foreign Characters in Office by tgmoon
Posted: 22 Oct 02

This should work in Word, PowerPoint and Excel

As well as using ASCI codes from the character map i.e. ALT 0251 = v there are keyboard shortcuts that can make things a bit quicker.

a, F, 8, =, ·
+, +, ¦, -, +
CTRL+` (ACCENT GRAVE), the letter
ß, T, f, =, ·, ²
-, +, -, +, +, ¦
[CTRL+' (APOSTROPHE), the letter

G, O, e, (, v
-, -, +, +, ¦
[CTRL+SHIFT+^ (CARET), the letter

p, ±, )
+, -, +
[CTRL+SHIFT+~ (TILDE), the letter

S, d, n, ÷, n,  
-, -, -, +, _, ƒ
[CTRL+SHIFT+: (COLON), the letter

s, + [CTRL+SHIFT+@, a or A

µ, ¦ [CTRL+SHIFT+&, a or A

£, î [CTRL+SHIFT+&, o or O

t, ¦ [CTRL+, (COMMA), c or C

=, - [CTRL+' (APOSTROPHE), d or D

°, + [CTRL+/, o or O



¯ [CTRL+SHIFT+&, s

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