It is also possible to program Microsoft Word to use a key such as the ALT with the letter or symbol to do the same thing. Go to the Insert menu and select Symbol, highlight the symbol that you want to program, such as Á (capital A with accent). Then select the Shortcut Key and "press new shortcut key".
Beside this, how do you put an accent over a letter?
Inserting accented letters with the menu bar or Ribbon
- Open Microsoft Word.
- Select the Insert tab on the Ribbon or click Insert in the Menu bar.
- On the Insert tab or the Insert drop-down, select the Symbol option.
- Select the desired accented character or symbol from the list of symbols.
How do you type Ñ on a computer?
Hold down the "Alt" key, and then type "164" using the numerical keypad to create a lowercase "ñ," or type "165" to create an uppercase "Ñ." On some laptops, you must hold down both the "Fn" and "Alt" keys while typing the numbers.