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Japanese 570H: Research in Japanese Source Materials

This library guide is for students in the Japanese bibliography course

Diacritics

To type diacritics (macrons etc.) in Microsoft Word:

Click on the Insert tab.

Click on Insert symbol, more symbols

Scroll down until you find the character that you want - like o with a line over it.

Then you can create a short cut so that you don't have to do all of this again.

Click on Shortcut key and assign a shortcut (like alt o).

Now when you want to type o with a macron, you can simply use alt o

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