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How can I get an 'n' with a tilde using my keyboard only?

I'd like to be able to type the 'ñ' (n with a tilde) character without using the mouse. How can I do this? Also, how can I create accented letters with the keyboard only?

October 15, 2013



If you are using Windows, you can change your keyboard layout to US International. Here is a description of changing the layout and how to create accent marks: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/306560


on mac it's Option + n key, and then n again. ñññ :)

here's a link - http://www.studyspanish.com/accents/typing.htm


If you're on a PC, turn the number lock on your keypad at the right of your keyboard. Then hit the ALT key and while holding it down, type 164 on the keypad. You get


For others,

ALT 160 = á ALT 161 = í ALT 162 = ó ALT 163 = ú ALT 168 = ¿ ALT 130 = é ALT 129 = ü ALT 173 = ¡

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