Having trouble typing á, é, í, ó, ú, ñ and ¡ on your keyboard? ¡No te apures! (Don't sweat it!) There are several ways you can type these accent marks into your file.
If you’re using Office for Windows, use the following shortcuts:
For accented vowels, press Ctrl + ', then the vowel you want to accent.
For the Spanish ñ, press Ctrl + ~, then the n key.
How to Type Accents and Letters with Character Codes
Another way to type Spanish letters and punctuation marks is to use character codes. Each character in your computer has a code made up of the Alt key and a three-digit number, all of which are listed below.
Alt + 0225
Alt + 0233
Alt + 0237
Alt + 0243
Alt + 0250
Alt + 0241
Alt + 0252
Alt + 0161
Alt + 0191
café (coffee, pronounced: kah-FEH)
día (day, pronounced: DEE-ah)
sofá (sofa, pronounced: soh-FAH)
miércoles (Wednesday, pronounced: mee-EHR-koh-lehs)
(Saturday, pronounced: SAH-bah-doh)
tú (you, pronounced: tooh)
él (he, pronounced: ehl)
sí (yes, pronounced: see)
Using the Alt code, what number would I need to type to get the corresponding accent mark?
1. Alt + _______ é
2. Alt + _______ í
3. Alt + _______ á
4. Alt + _______
5. Alt + _______
6. Alt + _______ ú
7. Alt + _______
8. Alt + _______
List 5 other words with accents….