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How to type the Spanish Accents on a Mac

It’s very common to have Spanish words with an accent somewhere. If you use a Mac there are keys that you can press to create the letter.


á

Press mac-option-button and mac-e-button together, release, then,
Press mac-a-button


Á

Press mac-option-button and mac-e-button together, release, then,
Press mac-shift-button and mac-a-button together


é

Press mac-option-button and mac-e-button together, release, then,
Press mac-e-button


É

Press mac-option-button and mac-e-button together, release, then,
Press mac-shift-button and mac-e-button together


í

Press mac-option-button and mac-e-button together, release, then,
Press mac-i-button


Í

Press mac-option-button and mac-e-button together, release, then,
Pressmac-shift-button  and mac-i-button together


ñ

Press mac-option-button and mac-n-button together, release, then,
Press mac-n-button


Ñ

Press mac-option-button and mac-n-button together, release, then,
Press mac-shift-button and mac-n-button together


ó

Press mac-option-button and mac-e-button together, release, then,
Press mac-o-button


Ó

Press mac-option-button and mac-e-button together, release, then,
Press mac-shift-button and mac-o-button together


ú

Press mac-option-button and mac-e-button together, release, then,
Press mac-u-button


Ú

Press mac-option-button and mac-e-button together, release, then,
Press mac-shift-button and mac-u-button together


ü

Press mac-option-button and mac-u-button together, release, then,
Press mac-u-button


Ü

Press mac-option-button and mac-u-button together, release, then,
Press mac-shift-button and mac-u-button together


¿

Press mac-option-button and mac-shift-button and mac-questionmark-button together


¡

(inverted exclamation point)
Press mac-option-button and mac-1-button together


«

(left angle quote)
Press mac-option-button and mac-backslash-button together


»

(right angle quote)
Press mac-option-button and mac-shift-button and mac-backslash-button together


(quotation dash)
Press mac-option-button and mac-shift-button and mac-hyphen-button together


Featured Image Credit: Gerry Labrijn

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