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Prononciation en ligne (Accents différents en français)

Windows Desktop Keyboard Shortcuts

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Windows Laptop Keyboard Shortcuts

Use the Fn button (between Ctrl and Alt) + F11 to activate the "numbers pad" on the laptop.
The numbers themselves are found on the keys m(0) j, k, l (1-3) u, i, o (4-6) and 7, 8, 9 (7-9).


Chromebook Shortcuts

  1. Go to your personal icon and select 'settings’
  2. Select ‘keyboard settings’
  3. Select ‘Change language and input settings’
  4. Select ‘add’
  5. Select ‘French (français) from the list
  6. Now you can select Canadian French Keyboard as an input method

Accents are added by typing the accent, then the letter they apply to,
for example ` then a = à
The cédille key then c = ç;
e accent aigu has its own key that it shares with a question mark, so typing a question mark is a little trickier: alt gr and shift key and ? = ?

Other symbols such as the @ symbol, fractions ¼, paragraph ¶ and the degree ° symbol are available by using the alt gr key and either number keys or certain other keys. Switching back to the English keyboard is simply alt and shift. This also works on regular Chromebook keyboards but you need to know the keys! If you do not want to change your keyboard settings, a quick (but limited) workaround, you might want to try the alt gr + [letter] method. I use that for the common French accented letters á, é.

(Source: http://engagingstudents.blackgold.ca/index.php/fi-tic/using-international-french-keyboard-chromebooks/)

Or, cut and paste from http://french.typeit.org/, an online French keyboard.


Mac Shortcuts

é = hold the option key down and tap the e key, then let go of the option key and type e

è = hold the option key down and tap the ~ key, then let go of the option key and type e

ö = hold the option key down and tap the u key, then let go of the option key and type o

â = hold the option key down and tap the i key, then let go of the option key and type a

õ = hold the option key down and tap the n key, then let go of the option key and type o

The list below is organized by Accent type. The sample shows a letter with that accent, and the Notes present any special comments about using that accent.

For the Template, the symbol "V" means any vowel. The format is to hold the first two keys down simultaneously, release, then type the vowel you wish to be accented.

Mac shortcuts

Examples:

  1. To input the letter ó, hold down the Option key, then the E key. Release both keys then type lowercase o.
  2. To input the letter Ó, hold down the Option key, then the E key. Release both keys then type capital O.
(Source: Penn State University’s, “Accent Codes for the Macintosh”)


iOS (iPad and iPhone)

iOS includes several international keyboards which actually update the layout of the onscreen keyboard, but you don’t need any of these to include the accented characters and punctuation commonly used in European languages.

To type any accented vowel – Tap and hold the vowel in the onscreen keyboard. A selection of alternate accented versions of that vowel will appear. Drag your finger to the desired accented character.

¿ = tap the punctuation/number key (.?123). Now tap and hold the ? key.

¡ = Tap the punctuation/number key (.?123). Now tap and hold the ! key.

ñ = Tap and hold the ‘n’ key. Drag to the ‘ñ’.

ç = Tap and hold the ‘c’, then drag to the ‘ç’.

Ç = Tap the shift key, then tap and hold the ‘C’.

(Source: http://world.arsu.org/home/typing-accents/)


In the Cloud

  1. Have a document open first
  2. Click on Add-Ons in top menu bar
  3. Click on get add-ons
  4. Search Easy Accents
  5. Click on the Free button, then Accept
  6. This will add the add-on; go back up to your Add-on option at the top click on Easy Accents and choose your language