Question about typing accent marks?

asked 2020-06-22 04:18:11 +0100

juancast gravatar image

I need to find out why libre office wont recognize windows 10 default key combo for entering accent marks in spanish. I can do CRLT + ` + vowel in other apps and it works, but not on libreoffice I dont want to have to add or change the keyboard if I dont need to. I figure the only way to add it is to change the keyboard in windows settings. How can I do it without out setting the keyboard to spanish or using the insert option.

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Try the US International layout.

P. S. Your question has nothing to do with LibreOffice and should have been asked at a Windows forum.

gabix gravatar imagegabix ( 2020-06-22 08:31:17 +0100 )edit

An old method is using Alt and the numeric keyboard:

  • á: Alt+160 - Á: Alt+181
  • é: Alt+130 - É: Alt+144
  • í: Alt+161 - Í: Alt+214
  • ó: Alt+162 - Ó: Alt+224
  • ú: Alt+163 - Ú: Alt+233
  • ü: Alt+129 - Ü: Alt+154
  • ñ: Alt+164 - Ñ: Alt+165
LeroyG gravatar imageLeroyG ( 2020-11-23 23:57:21 +0100 )edit

Alternatively, you can first type in a hexadecimal Unicode code (such as 00d1 for Ñ) and then press Alt + X (and if you don't know a code, just hit Alt + X when the cursor is next to a letter, the keyboard shortcut is kind of toggle). Anyway, this is good for occasional use, not for mass typing.

gabix gravatar imagegabix ( 2020-11-24 07:23:16 +0100 )edit