This does not work in Google Docs, Google Search, or Gmail, due to their design. After installing the extension, try it out in https://www.editpad.org/ to see if it works.
This extension allows you to easily insert accented characters through fast and intuitive key combinations. To insert an accented character, type Control+Accent, followed by the character. For example, to insert an á, you would type Control + ‘ followed by a.
Note: Press and hold down Control. Then press the accent key. Release both keys and press the character the accent should be applied to.
## Key Combinations ##:
Control + ‘ + character = acute accent (á)
Control + ` + character = grave accent (à)
Control + ~ + character = tilde accent (ã)
Control + : + character = umlaut/diaeresis (ï)
Control + ^ + character = circumflex accent (â)
Control + , + character = cedilla accent (ç)
Control + 0 + character = ring accent (å)
Control + ^ + character = caron accent (š)
Control + Shift + ? = spanish question mark (¿)
Control + ! + ! = spanish exclamation mark (¡)
The plugin requires read keystroke and modify content permissions so the extension can accept key combinations and insert characters.