In today’s article you’ll learn several methods you can use to type or insert the letter s with accent marks in MS Word using either the keyboard or mouse navigation.

Please, the method discussed here can be used to type most of the s accented characters anywhere on your Windows PC. Some of the alt codes, however, works only in MS Word. Thus, If you need this character somewhere else other than Microsoft Word, then I recommend you to, first of all, type it in Word and then copy and paste it to wherever you need it.

With that being said, let’s get started.

Quick Quid to get the Letter S with Accent

To type the letter s with an accent mark, first get to know the alt code of the character you want to type (for example, the s with acute “ś” alt code is 347), then press down the alt key and type the alt code (e.g. 347) using the numeric keypad. Now release the Alt key.

As soon as you release the alt key, the s with accent mark will appear exactly where your insertion point is.

s with acute accent alt code shortcut

Note: the above quick guide works only in MS Word. If you try it on a different software you may get a different symbol instead of the letter s with an accent.

Explore below to learn how to type all the various s with accent marks using their respective alt codes and shortcuts.

How to type the letter s with Accent marks using Alt Codes

Using the “Alt Codes for letter s with accent Marks”, you can type any of the “s” accented characters or symbols using your keyboard.

Alt codes are designed for typing symbols that do not have a dedicated key on the keyboard. You do this by pressing down the Alt key whilst you type the symbol’s alt code using the numeric keypad.

Use the button below to copy the letter s with the caron accent symbol.

However, you should keep reading below if you want to learn how to type this and any other a letter with an accent mark over it.

Alt Codes for Letter s with Accent

The table below shows all the alt codes for each of the “s” letters with an accent mark – In lowercases and uppercases.

Letter S with Accent Description Letter S with Accent Letter S with Accent Alt Code
small letter s with acute ś ALT 347
capital letter S with acute Ś ALT 346
small letter s with dot above ALT 7777
capital letter S with dot above ALT 7776
small letter s with circumflex ŝ ALT 349
capital letter S with circumflex Ŝ ALT 348
small letter s with caron (háček, mäkčeň, strešica, kljukica, kvaka, kvačica, paukščiukas, varnelė, katus, hattu, ičášleče) š ALT 0154 or ALT 353
capital letter S with caron (háček, mäkčeň, strešica, kljukica, kvaka, kvačica, paukščiukas, varnelė, katus, hattu, ičášleče) Š ALT 0138 or ALT 352
small letter s with cedilla (cédille, cedilhado, cedilha) ş ALT 351
capital letter S with cedilla (cédille, cedilhado, cedilha) Ş ALT 350
small letter s with acute and dot above ALT 7781
capital letter S with acute and dot above ALT 7780
small letter s with caron (háček, mäkčeň, strešica, kljukica, kvaka, kvačica, paukščiukas, varnelė, katus, hattu, ičášleče) and dot above ALT 7783
capital letter S with caron (háček, mäkčeň, strešica, kljukica, kvaka, kvačica, paukščiukas, varnelė, katus, hattu, ičášleče) and dot above ALT 7782
small letter s with dot below ALT 7779
capital letter S with dot below ALT 7778
small letter s with comma below ș ALT 537
capital letter S with comma below Ș ALT 536
small letter s with dot below and dot above ALT 7785
capital letter S with dot below and dot above ALT 7784
small letter sharp s, eszett, scharfes s ß ALT 225 or ALT 0223
capital letter sharp S, eszett, scharfes S ALT 7838

Obey the instructions below to type the “s” letter with any accent mark over it on your Windows keyboard using the alt codes in the above table. Let’s illustrate by using capital Letter s with the caron accent alt code (352).

  • Step 1: Place your insertion pointer where you need to type the letter s with the accent mark.
  • Step 2: Press and hold one of the Alt keys on your keyboard.
  • Step 3: Whilst still holding on to the Alt key, using the numeric keypad, type the letter s with caron accent alt code (353 for lowercase š and 352 for uppercase š). You can refer to the above table for all the various letter s with accent alt codes.
  • Step 4: Release the Alt key after typing the Alt code to immediately insert the symbol.
Illustration of S with caron alt code

Note that you must use the numeric keypad to type the alt code. You must also turn on your NumLock key to be able to use the numeric keypad. If you are using a Laptop that does not have the numeric keypad, you can press Fn+NmLk keys simultaneously to turn on the hidden numeric keypad for a laptop with smaller keyboards.  

This is how you may use the Alt Code method to type the various “s” letters with the accent mark using the keyboard.

Read also: e with accents alt code

NOTE: You can use these alt codes to type some of the “letter s with accent marks” anywhere on your Windows PC including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and even on your browser like Google Docs. However, some of the Alt Codes can only be used in MS Word.

Copy and Paste Letter s with Accent Mark

Use the following buttons to copy and paste the various s accented letters. After copying, switch over to your document and press Ctrl+V to paste the copied symbol.

letter s with an acute accent

The “letter s with acute” alt code is 347 for lowercase (ś) and 346 for uppercase (Ś). To type this, open your Word document, press and hold the Alt key whilst you press the letter s with acute alt code, then release the alt key.

letter s with caron accent

The “letter s with caron accent” alt code is 0154 for lowercase (š) and 0138 for uppercase (Š). To type this, press and hold the Alt key whilst you press the letter s with caron accent alt code, then release the alt key.

letter s with a dot above

The “letter s with a dot” alt code is 7777 for lowercase () and 7776 for uppercase (). To type this, press and hold the Alt key whilst you press the letter s with a dot alt code, then release the alt key.

letter s with circumflex

The “letter s with tilde” alt code is 349 for lowercase (ŝ) and 348 for uppercase (Ŝ). To type this, press and hold the Alt key whilst you press the letter s with tilde alt code, then release the alt key.

letter s with caret mark

The “letter s with caret” alt code is 350 for uppercase (Ş) and 351 for lowercase (ş). To type this, press and hold the Alt key whilst you press the letter s with caret alt code, then release the alt key.