Q: How do type accents for foreign language
A: For languages using the roman alphabet (French, German, Italian, Spanis, et. al), follow the instructions below.

There are only two steps you need to take
to start typing accents and diacritical marks on your computer.

  1. Use the proper keystrokes

Windows users, after setting their keyboard IME to US-International,
need to use slightly different keystrokes depending on whether
they are typing into a word processor, or online, such as
on a forum or weblog. Again, Mac users are exempt, and have
only one key sequence to deal with.

1. Keystrokes for:

Windows – MS Word

Mac – MS Word

Another input option is the ALT key +ASCII number codes for those who don’t want to use the U.S.-International

For creating webpages, HTML
has its own code
for representing special characters. A good WYSIWYG
editor like Dreamweaver will handle this for you, but it’s useful for
developers to be familiar with them.