afrikaans keyboard shortcuts

To give the word or character, like the “e” more emphasis, or “onderskei”.

ACCENT GRAVE: À à È è Ì ì Ò ò Ù ù  – (AFRIKAANS GRAVIS-AKSENT)

for example: appèl, dè, hè,  nè, crèche, première

WINDOWS 
Press and hold CTRL + ` (same key as ~)
Press A, E, I, O or U (the letter you want to add an accent to)

MAC
Press and hold Option/Alt + ` (same key as ~)
Press A, E, I, O, or U (the letter you want to add an accent to)

ACUTE ACCENT: Á,á,É,é,Í,í,Ó,ó,Ú,ú,Ý,ý – (AFRIKAANS AKUUTTEKEN)

The acute accent is used to place emphasis on any given word 

WINDOWS
Press and hold CTRL + ‘ (same key as “)
Press A, E, I O, or U (the letter you want to add an accent to)

MAC
Press and hold Option/Alt + e
Press A, E, I, O, or U (the letter you want to add an accent to)

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