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Writing accent marks using only keyboard

Is there a way to write accent marks without using mouse? I don't have Spanish keyboard. Is it possible to do? Third-party programs?

Update: Found what i was looking for: http://www.ehow.com/how_7245961_make-spanish-accents-laptop.html Sorry to bother you ;)

6 years ago



Yeah, there are thankfully Alt-Codes (as @gravitron89 said), and it would be awesome if DuoLingo could provide such information when hovering over one of the symbol buttons on an input box.

Actually, I'll go create a separate discussion and see if I can get some feedback from the devs. If you agree and want to support it, you should go to the discussion page and upvote it so it gets noticed :-).

Discussion Page: http://duolingo.com/#/comment/171282

Also has edits for those of you on Mac / Linux

5 years ago


When using a Windows PC go to -> control panel -> Region and Language -> Keyboards and Language click on change keyboard and click onto Add ... Choose the ES version you like (I have Spain, International Sort) You have then in your taskbar different languages you can click on. I have then also a little photo, I have downloaded from the internet, which I put in front of the screen because the layout is different to the British English keyboard I have (you can also print it).

6 years ago

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I recall a post of mine that touched vaguely on that subject: http://duolingo.com/#/comment/13392

Suggestion: Why don't you search the forum before posting a question or insight.

6 years ago


Investigate using the "Alt GR" / "option" key on your type of keyboard.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AltGr_key http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Option_key

6 years ago