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Rita-S18 August 13, 2015, 2:22 pm
How do I enable my computer to type the symbols unique to Spanish
-- like accented vowels and upside-down exclamation marks?
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Dan-H24 August 13, 2015, 6:56 pm
Rita: there are several ways, but here is what I do:

I changed my keyboard to the US International PC setting. Now I can type accented vowels by first typing ' then the vowel. I get ñ by holding option, typing n, then retyping n. ¿ by holding option, shift, and typing ?. ¡ hold option and type !. Pretty simple once you get used to it.

I use a Mac but I think something similar words with Windows as well.
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chic33 August 26, 2015, 9:27 pm
Thank you I will do that too
 
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Steven-W15 August 27, 2015, 8:01 am
Here is a link to what Dan described for the PC:
"https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/97738"

I don't want to change my keyboard layout so this is not an option for me. I have looked into another method for the PC (AutoHotkey) but I have not yet been able to get this to work. 
One of these days I'm going to move to the Mac...
 
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Brittany--107 September 1, 2015, 8:58 pm
Hola Steven,
I totally understand your desire to start using Mac for learning Spanish, but I can tell you that it's only a little bit different from the PC when learning Spanish though it's basics are different. But you do whatever you want involving your language learning journey.
Adios por now
                         Brittany
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