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Tech Tip #67: How to Add Accents and more

tech tipsAs a working technology teacher, I get hundreds of questions from parents about their home computers, how to do stuff, how to solve problems. Each Tuesday, I’ll share one of those with you. They’re always brief and always focused. Enjoy!

Q: I teach Spanish and need a quick way to add accents to words. Can you help?

A: You can go through the symbols library, but there’s an easier way. Use the Ctrl key + the accent. Here is a table:

keyboard shortcuts for accents
Keyboard shortcuts for accents, etc.

You probably always wondered what that key was to the left of the ‘1’, under the tilde. That’s for accent marks.

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