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Now press "a," "o," or "u" and the desired umlaut will appear. There are lots of ways to type the special characters on a PC. Switching your keyboard layout to the "US International" keyboard is the easiest solution, and works in all applications - this is method 1 below.
Two additional easy solutions are available specifically if you're using Microsoft Word: you can use the default key combinations on Word, or define your own.
These are methods 2 and 3 below. A few of the many other possibilities are listed further below under the "other possibilities" heading. To switch to the US International Keyboard layout, look for instructions in your computer's help menu, or follow these instructions for installing and using the US International Keyboard layout , or follow the instructions in the bullet points below. Although multiple steps are involved the first time you do this, it will be easy to switch to this layout once you've added it to your computer's keyboard options for the first time, and you could define a keyboard shortcut for switching between this and the regular US keyboard layout.
To type umlaute using the US International Keyboard layout, type a quotation mark " and then the letter over which you would like the umlaut to appear, i. Note that when you actually want to type a quotation mark, you have to type the quotation mark followed by the space bar to make it appear.
Microsoft Word only : Use the default key combinations in Word, which should be as follows:. Then release all three keys you just pressed and type the letter over which you wish the umlaut to be i. The umlaut should now appear. Then release all three keys you just pressed and type the letter s. The key combinations currently defined for that special character on your computer will appear. Microsoft Word only : If you don't like the above key combinations, there is a way to define simpler ones: From the "Insert" menu, choose "Symbol.
Click on the special character you want, and then click on the "Shortcut" option. There, you can define a key combination for that character that's convenient for you, or you can read and memorize the one set by the computer as a default which should be the combination of keys described above.
The computer will tell you if the key combination you choose is already in use. If you have your own computer, you only need to do this once. The following pages are very informative, if you would like to know more:. These shortcuts work in all programs on a Mac. Using the US International Keyboard layout : To switch to the US International Keyboard layout, look for instructions in your computer's help menu, or follow these instructions for installing and using the US International Keyboard layout , or follow the instructions in the bullet points below.
Click on Time and Language, then Region and Language. You should see English United States Click on that and then scroll down the list until you see United States International. Click to add it to your language bar should be in system tray Works just like previous versions after you add it. Perhaps slightly less intuitive, but easier, are the following key combinations using the "Alt" key to the right of the space bar sometimes called "RAlt or "AltGr". Microsoft Word only : Use the default key combinations in Word, which should be as follows: umlaut : Hold down "control" and press the colon : i.
Other possibilities: Use the Unicode Character Numbers. Click on the link for details! This is a program that allows you to create your own keyboard shortcuts in Windows. It also works with Linux. This link was sent to me by Andrey Rumyantsev, who wrote the program after years of using the above methods. Downloading the Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator and defining your own shortcuts. It also means I can add other shortcuts for common non-German characters without having to switch keyboard layouts.
This only works with Windows or later and the Microsoft. NET Framework v1. Click here for information on the "ZombieKeys" extension ["ZombieKeys brings your dead keys to life! In Word: From the "Insert" menu, choose "Symbol. There, you can define a key combination that's convenient for you.
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