Jay Freedman wrote:
> Joyzzie wrote:
>> This letter isn't contained in Symbols. How do I type an "n" with
>> tilde over it. Many Spanish names and words are written in that
> You've missed it; the ñ character is ASCII 241 or Unicode 0F1 and is
> present in most fonts. In the Insert > Symbol dialog, with "(normal
> text)" selected in the font box and "ASCII (decimal)" selected in the
> dropdown at the bottom right, you'll find the character 15 characters
> from the end of the list.
> The default shortcut for it is to press and release Ctrl and the
> tilde key together, then press the n key.
> Or you can hold the Alt key while you type 0241 on the number pad
> (with NumLock turned on).
> Or (in Word 2003 or later) you can type F1 in the document and press
> See [URL="http://sbarnhill.mvps.org/WordFAQs/InsertSpecChars.htm"]http://sbarnhill.mvps.org/WordFAQs/InsertSpecChars.htm[/URL] for more.
I misspoke slightly -- the Alt+X method is available in Word 2002 and later.
Also, when you press Ctrl and tilde, that actually means Ctrl and Shift and
tilde (which is a shifted character). >> Stay informed about: Insert letter with an accent mark, ""n"" with tilde over it.