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The letter é is activated by accidentally pressing Ctrl+fn+right Shift.

To deactivate:

Press Ctrl+fn+right Shift.
Let go.
Press Ctrl+fn+right Shift AGAIN.

Now type question mark as usual.


I'm not sure what type of computer the above instructions are for, but if you are on a Windows computer, just hold the alt button down and type 0233. This only works if you are on a full sized keyboard (not a laptop keyboard).
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