How To Add Accents On Mac. Release both keys at the same time. A n o A N O.
Hold Control then tap the apostrophe key. Remember the OPTION key is also the ALT key on a Mac keyboard it is the same key even if the labeling omits option or alt. You can find the apostrophe next to the enter key.
Option A a Option E optionEe the letter you want to add the accent to.
Option Letter. To type accents and other French characters hold the option key while typing the keys in the third column then release everything. Option N Letter. This will produce a stand-alone accent symbol.