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Unformatted text preview: TYPING IN SPANISH There are two options for including accents and other Spanish-specific characters when you type in Spanish: 1) Type the accents using special key combinations (e.g. on Windows, Alt 160 = ) 2) Using a different keyboard layout that permits adding accents more efficiently, with less memorizing (e.g. pressing the [ key plus a vowel adds an accent to that vowel) Please see Accents and Adding a new keyboard layout below, respectively. Option (2) is more efficient, but it requires you to switch the keyboard layout whenever you want to write in Spanish. It also requires you to memorize the position of special keys (e.g. for adding accents for , , etc.). ADDING A NEW KEYBOARD LAYOUT Visit this website for information on adding a new keyboard layout for your particular computer or operating system: http://tlt.its.psu.edu/suggestions/international/keyboards/index.html ACCENTS (Windows and Macintosh) To get accents on the Mac, hold down the Option key, and while holding it down, type the letter e; then...
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- Spring '06