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Typing in Spanish on Standard Keyboard

Posted by Elena del Valle on May 4, 2005

When writing in Spanish, accents and special characters such as "ñ" "¡" "¿" are necessary. Words or sentences without them are incorrect. In the same way that leaving out an apostrophe in English is a misspelling, leaving out an accent or special character is Spanish is a misspelling. Although U.S. keyboards don’t usually include keys for these characters or for the "ñ," it is possible to type them using a standard U.S. keyboard on a PC. More