Automatic French Accent Adding?

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  1. TheTwoR's
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    Hey all.
    So I've typed a French paragraph, but I'm TERRIBLE with accents.
    Does anyone know a website or something where I can just paste my paragraph and it would add the necessary accents?
    Thanks.
     
  2. shyam513

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    Sorry, I don't think that's possible - because accents have to do with the way words are pronounced, it would be almost impossible for a site to realise where the accent was necessary. I think, however, if you set ms word with it's filter to French (France), and you miss out an accent, the misspelling line would show you you'd missed the accent. Hope this helps
     
  3. _Chaz_

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    Try using Google Translate to translate from French to English and back.

    I know it's not going to give you a perfect paragraph, but maybe it'll give you an idea on where to add accents.
     
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  5. Cyan

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    Words written with the same letters can have different meaning depending on the accent used or no accent at all. (that's why it's now even advised to put accent on upper cased word, when it was forbidden few years ago)
    a robot couldn't know what meaning you need unless it also understand the sentence and the paragraph main subject.


    if it's not too long, I could try to help you with your text.
     
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    You signed up and bumped a three year old thread on a somewhat offbeat topic for that... did this thread come up high on a search or something?

    As for accents they really seemed to trouble my peers when learning French (English has none worth speaking of), the way they made the most sense to me was just to learn to spell the words that way rather than try to remember an accent.
     
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    he registered just for it, i think that's great lol
     
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    I agree ^_^