Windows 8 - Enforce accented uppercase characters

December 2016


When working with the French language, the non-accented uppercase chars are flagged as spelling errors. What can be done?


  • Go to the Control Panel > Clock, Language, and Region > Language.
  • Next to the French Language, click on Options
  • Check "Enforce accented uppercase".
  • Click on Save.

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