This method is for Windows users only. It also requires that your keyboard should have the numeric keypad. The alt code for Umlaut o is The alt codes of all the umlaut letters are listed in the table below.
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There are multiple ways to insert a check mark sometimes referred to as a tick mark in Word documents, PowerPoint presentations, and Excel worksheets. Learn how to make a check mark on the keyboard using character codes, from the Insert tab of the ribbon, and by copying it from the Windows character map. Other options include creating your own keyboard shortcut or AutoCorrect entry to use whenever you need to add a check mark. When you know the character code for the symbol or character you want to insert, you can add it with a keyboard shortcut using the character code. Open the Word document, PowerPoint presentation slide, or Excel worksheet in which you want to add a check mark.
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The Num lock key must be activated. To use the numeric codes, press and hold the Alt key, then type the four-digit character code on the numeric keypad. Use the numeric keypad and not the row of numbers above the alphabet. The top number row does not work for this procedure.