Do you have a number pad? if so, use alt+148 to get the ö :)
Ah shucks, no number pad. Maybe there IS a way to make a shortcut for it though. Hm. See, all this for Björn! (switched keyboards again)
There you go :) http://www.word.mvps.org/FAQs/General/InsertSpecChars.htm
Yup, I hear ya. I change the keyboard every time too!! x
But it does make his name that much more exotic-looking. G's latest nickname for me is Nözzle...sounds like an exotic European hose nozzle.