Á á | How to Type Letter A with Spanish Accent (A Acute) - How to Type Anything (2023)

In this post, you’ll learn how to use some keyboard shortcuts to type the A with Spanish Accent letter. This character is officially known as A with Acute Accent (Á for uppercase, á for lowercase)

Using the methods I’m about to show you, you’ll be able to insert or type both the lowercase and uppercase A with Spanish Accent letters.

Before we begin, I’ll like to tell you that you may also use the button below to copy and paste the A with Spanish Accent symbol into your work for free.

However, if you just want to type this symbol on your keyboard, the actionable steps below will show you the way.

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A with Spanish Accent Quick Guide [Á á]

To type the A with Spanish Accent symbol, press down the Alt key and type 0193 or 0225 (i.e., A with Acute Accent Alt Codes) using the numeric keypad, then let go of the Alt key. For Mac Users, press [Option]+[e] then a, on your keyboard.

These shortcuts can work on any software such as in your browser, MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, on both Windows and Mac.

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The below table contains all the information you need to type the A with Spanish Accent Symbol on the keyboard for both Mac and Windows.

Symbol NameA with Acute Accent
CharactersÁ | á
Alt Code0193 | 0225
Windows ShortcutAlt + 0193 | Alt + 0225
Mac Shortcut[Option]+[e], a
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The quick guide above provides some useful shortcuts and alt codes on how to type the A with Acute Accent symbols on both Windows and Mac.

For more details, below are some other methods you can also use to insert this symbol into your work, such as Word or Excel documents.

How to type A with Spanish Accent Symbol in Word/Excel

Microsoft Office provides several methods for typing Spanish A with Accent Symbol or inserting symbols that do not have dedicated keys on the keyboard.

In this section, I will make available for you five different methods you can use to type or insert the A with Acute Accent Sign on your PC, like in MS Office (i.e., Word, Excel, or PowerPoint) for both Mac and Windows users.

Without any further ado, let’s get started.

Using the A with Acute Accent Alt Code (For Windows Only)

The A with Spanish Accent alt code is0193 or 0225 for uppercase and lowercase, respectively.

Even though this Symbol has no dedicated key on the keyboard, you can still type it on the keyboard with the Alt code method. To do this, press and hold down the Alt key whilst pressing the A Spanish Alt code (i.e., 0193 for Uppercase or 0225 for lowercase) using the numeric keypad.

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This method works on Windows only. And your keyboard must also have a numeric keypad.

Below is a break-down of the steps you can use to type the A with Acute Accent Sign on your Windows PC:

  • Place your insertion pointer where you need the symbol.
  • Press and hold one of the Alt keys on your keyboard.
  • Whilst holding on to the Alt key, press the Spanish A with Accent alt code (0193 or 0225). You must use the numeric keypad to type the alt code. If you are using a laptop without the numeric keypad, this method may not work for you. On some laptops, there’s a hidden numeric keypad which you can enable by pressingFn+NmLk on the keyboard.
  • Release the Alt key after typing the Alt code to insert the Symbol into your document.

This is how you may type this symbol in Word using the Alt Code method.

Using Shortcuts (Macand Windows)

For Mac users, the keyboard shortcut for the A with Spanish Accent Symbol is[OPTION] + [e], then a.

For Windows users, use the Alt Code method by pressing down the [Alt] key whilst typing the A Spanish alt code which is 0193 or 0225. You must use the numeric keypad to type the alt code. Also, ensure that your Num Lock key is turned on.

Below is a breakdown of the A with Spanish Accent shortcut for Mac:

  • First of all, place the insertion pointer where you need to type the symbol (Á á).
  • Now, on your keyboard, press [OPTION] + [e] simultaneously then press once on the ‘a’ letter key to insert the symbol.
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Below is a breakdown of the A with Spanish Accent Symbol shortcut for Windows:

  • Place the insertion pointer at the desired location.
  • Press and hold down the Alt key
  • While pressing down the Alt key, type 0193 or 0225 using the numeric keypad to insert the symbol.
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These are the steps you may use to type these letters with shortcuts.

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Copy and Paste A with Spanish Accent

Another easy way to get the A with Spanish Accent Symbol on any PC is to use my favorite method: copy and paste.

All you have to do is to copy the symbol from somewhere like a web page or the character map for windows users, and head over to where you need the symbol (say in Word or Excel), then hit Ctrl+V to paste.

Below is the symbol for you to copy and paste into your Word document. Just select it and press Ctrl+C to copy, switch over to Microsoft Word, place your insertion pointer at the desired location, and press Ctrl+V to paste.

Á

á

Alternatively, use the copy button at the beginning of this post.

For windows users, you may also use the following instructions to copy and paste these letters on the character map.

  • Click on theStartbutton and search for Character Map. The Character Map app will appear in the search results, click to open.
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  • The Character Map dialog will appear. Click to check theAdvanced viewcheck-boxto expand the dialog box for more advanced options.
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  • On the advanced view, type a with Spanish in the Search box.
  • You should now see the Spanish A with Accent Symbol on the character map dialog. If you can’t see it, then you should look through the library of symbols to spot it. When found, double click it to select. Alternatively, click on the Select button.
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  • After you select the symbol by double-clicking it, it should appear in the Character to copy: field, then click on theCopybutton to copy the symbol.
  • Switch to your Microsoft Word or Excel document, place the insertion pointer at the desired location, and press Ctrl+V to paste.

This is how you may use the Character Map dialog to copy and paste any symbol on Windows PC.

Using insert Symbol dialog box (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

The insert symbol dialog box is a library of symbols from where you can insert any symbol into your Word document with just a couple of mouse clicks.

Obey the following steps to insert the A with Spanish Accent symbol in Word or Excel using the insert symbol dialog box.

  • Open your Word/Excel/PowerPoint document.
  • Click to place the insertion pointer where you wish to insert the symbol.
  • Go to the Insert tab.
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  • In the Symbols category, click on the Symbol drop-down and select the More Symbols button.
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  • The Symbol dialog box will appear. In theSubsetdrop-down list, select Latin-1 Supplement to display symbols in this category which includes the A with Spanish Accent Symbol.
  • Select the symbol and click on the Insert button. Alternatively, double click on the symbol to insert it into your Word document.
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  • Close the dialog.

The symbol will then be inserted where you placed the insertion pointer.

These are the steps you may use to perform this task in Microsoft Word.

Conclusion

As you can see, there are several different methods you can use to type the A with Spanish Accent in Microsoft Word and other documents.

Using the shortcuts for both Windows and Mac makes the fastest option for this task. Shortcuts are always fast.

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FAQs

How do you type â on a keyboard? ›

To type a lowercase character by using a key combination that includes the SHIFT key, hold down the CTRL+SHIFT+symbol keys simultaneously, and then release them before you type the letter.
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Keyboard shortcuts for international characters.
To insert thisPress
â, ê, î, ô, û Â, Ê, Î, Ô, ÛCTRL+SHIFT+^ (CARET), the letter
ã, ñ, õ Ã, Ñ, ÕCTRL+SHIFT+~ (TILDE), the letter
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How do you type an A with a circumflex? ›

The “6” key becomes a circumflex accent when shifted, so CTRL+SHIFT+6 plus either “a”, “e”, “i”, “o”, or “u” generates “â”, “ê”, “î”, “ô”, and “û”, respectively. To put a cedilla underneath the letter “c”, use CTRL+comma before typing “c” or “C” to get “ç” or “Ç”.

What type of character is A? ›

Characterâ
Character nameLATIN SMALL LETTER A WITH CIRCUMFLEX
Hex code point00E2
Decimal code point226
Hex UTF-8 bytesC3 A2
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How do you do A? ›

Typing Spanish Accents
  1. á (lower case a, acute accent) = Press Ctrl + ' (apostrophe), then the letter a. é (lower case e, acute accent) = Press Ctrl + ' (apostrophe), then the letter e. ...
  2. Á (upper case A, acute accent) = Press Ctrl + ' (apostrophe), then Shift + a. ...
  3. ¿ (inverted question mark) = Press Alt + Ctrl + Shift + ? (
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What is this accent called a? ›

⟨â⟩, in the French language, is used as the letter ⟨a⟩ with a circumflex accent. It is a remnant of Old French, where the vowel was followed, with some exceptions, by the consonant ⟨s⟩. For example, the modern form bâton (English: stick) comes from the Old French baston.

What's the difference between a and a? ›

The grave mark [à] indicates low tone, the acute mark [á] indicates high tone, the circumflex [â] indicates falling tone and the straight horizontal line [ā] indicates mid tone.

Is a and a same? ›

In Spanish, á is an accented letter, pronounced just the way a is. Both á and a sound like /a/. The accent indicates the stressed syllable in words with irregular stress patterns.

What does â mean in coding? ›

Getting weird characters like  instead of or ’? Most likely there is a Character set problem. It can occur when a MySQL and PHP are upgraded or when data has been incorrectly stored or the application is sending an incorrect (or missing) character set to the browser.

What is â in text file? ›

¿ means you have a character that is converted from another encoding type and is not recognized in the character table of your encoding type. You may handle it if you use another encoding type.

Which encoding is Ã? ›

Unicode Character “Ô (U+00C3)
Name:Latin Capital Letter A with Tilde
UTF-8 Encoding:0xC3 0x83
UTF-16 Encoding:0x00C3
UTF-32 Encoding:0x000000C3
Lowercase Character:ã (U+00E3)
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What is this symbol called a? ›

Â, â (a-circumflex) is a letter of the Inari Sami, Skolt Sami, Romanian, and Vietnamese alphabets. This letter also appears in French, Friulian, Frisian, Portuguese, Turkish, Walloon, and Welsh languages as a variant of the letter "a".

How do you put a symbol above a letter? ›

Once the document is open, press the Ctrl key on your keyboard and a punctuation key at the same time. The punctuation keys you can press include the following: the tilde, colon, caret, apostrophe, and grave symbols. All of these are accents that can be placed above letters.

Which character is a? ›

A with tilde (majuscule: Ã, minuscule: ã) is a letter of the Latin alphabet formed by addition of the tilde diacritic over the letter A. It is used in Portuguese, Guaraní, Kashubian, Taa, Aromanian, and Vietnamese. In the past, it was also used in Greenlandic.

What is the a accent called? ›

â the circumflex accent. ü the diaeresis, or trema, or umlaut.

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