TO INSERT ACCENTS USING A MAC COMPUTER
select “ Language and Text”
in “ Source Input” select “ US English international-PC”
Also select the option “ Keyboard & character viewer”.
On the top right corner of the screen, left to the date and time, you'll see an American flag with the logo
Click on it and then click on “Show keyboard viewer” .
When you want to type accents, you just need to press the “ Option” key and the available accents will
appear in orange on the little keyboard window .
Once you have pressed on “ Option” to identify which key corresponds to the accent you want:
1) press simultaneously the option key and the key that makes the accent and
2) the letter on which you want the accent to be.
To type the acute accent over a vowel, hold the “ Option” key and type “e”. Release those keys and type the
letter you want. Or you could use the apostrophe (key is left to enter/return) : press the apostrophe and then the
letter you want:
á = Opt + e, then a
é = Opt + e, then e
í = Opt + e, then i
ó = Opt + e, then o
ú = Opt + e, then u
To type “ ñ” , hold down the “ Option” key while you type the “ n”. Release it and type “n” again.
ñ = Opt + n, then n
To type the “ ü” , hold down the “ Option” key while you type “ u” . Release it and type “ u” again.
ü = Opt + u, then u
To type “¿” and “ ¡ ” : ¿ Opt + shift + ? ¡ = Opt + 1