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Windows Codes

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In Windows, combinations of the ALT key plus a numeric code can be used to type a Spanish character (accented letter or punctuation symbol) in any Windows application. More detailed instructions about typing accents with ALT keys are available.

Codes for typing Spanish characters:

Uppercase
Á ALT+0193
É ALT+0201
Í ALT+0205
Ñ ALT+0209
Ó ALT+0211
Ú ALT+0218
Ü ALT+0220
Lowercase
á ALT+0225
é ALT+0233
í ALT+0237
ñ ALT+0241
ó ALT+0243
ú ALT+0250
ü ALT+0252
Punctuation
¿ ALT+0191
¡ ALT+0161
« ALT+0171
» ALT+0187

Macintosh Accent Codes

On a Macintosh, you can use combinations of the Option key in conjunction with other keys to type Spanish characters (accented letters and punctuation symbols) in any Macintosh application.

You can read the in-depth instructions for Macintosh for more details.

Uppercase
Á OPT+e, A
É OPT+e, E
Í OPT+e, I
Ñ OPT+n, N
Ó OPT+e, O
Ú OPT+e, U
Ü OPT+u, U
Lowercase
á OPT+e,a
é OPT+e, e
í OPT+e, i
ñ OPT+n, n
ó OPT+e, o
ú OPT+e, u
ü OPT+u, u
Punctuation
¿ SHIFT+OPT+?
¡ OPT+1
« OPT+\
» SHIFT+OPT+\

Here are a few more links that may help you type accents on both desktop and laptop computers using the ALT key: