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Typing Spanish Characters

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Updated 2007-03-17 15:14

Summary

Memorize how to type Spanish characters (such as the upside-down question mark) in MS Windows.

How type the characters

Hold down the alt key while entering one of the numbers listed below using the numeric keypad (the number keys on the right side of most keyboards)
When you release the alt key, the number should appear

Example

Hold down the alt key while entering "168" on your numeric keypad to type "¿"

Caveot

This works in most but not all applications

Characters

Question Answer
áalt + 160
éalt + 130
íalt + 161
óalt + 162
úalt + 163
memorize

 

Question Answer
Áalt + 0193
Éalt + 0201
Íalt + 0205
Óalt + 0211
Úalt + 0218
memorize

 

Question Answer
üalt + 129
Üalt + 154
ñalt + 164
Ñalt + 165
¿alt + 168
¡alt + 173
memorize