If you are trying to write in Spanish on a Dell computer running Windows operating system, there are a few methods you can follow. Once you learn the correct codes and tricks for what you need, it will be easy to do it fast!
Method 1 of 3: Use Microsoft Office shortcuts
Use keyboard shortcuts to type them in Microsoft Office for Windows
Step 1. For accented vowels:
press Ctrl + ', then the vowel (Ctrl +' + a = á)
Step 2. For the Ñ:
press Ctrl + ~, then the letter n (Ctrl + ~ + n = = ñ)
Method 2 of 3: Use the ASCII code
Step 1. Make sure you have the right equipment
These will only work if you have a number pad on your computer keyboard or an external USB number pad.
Step 2. Write the correct code
Each character on the computer has a code that is composed by pressing the alt = "Image" key and then a three-digit number, all of which are listed below.
- á = Alt + 0225
- é = Alt + 00233
- í = Alt + 00237
- or = Alt + 00243
- ú = Alt + 00250
- ñ = Alt + 00241
- ü = Alt + 00252
- ¡= Alt + 00161
- ¿= Alt + 00191