You could use the International Keyboard Layout for the U.S.A.
How to set it for Windows 7, Vista or XP.
USA Standard layout
USA International layout
Also you could set the spanish-spain layout or the spanish-latin-america layout.
Go to your Regional and Language Settings in Control Panel.. change keyboard language to US-International.
Once it is set to International.. all quotes (') and double quote (") will require that you either hit a space afterwards or a vowel.
To create punctuation marks (¿) and (¡), simply hold Alt and press the appropriate key.
For instance.. to create an ...
Another option rather than switching to a Spanish keyboard layout, is using the "English International with dead keys" layout.
The specifics vary between operating systems and even versions but importantly it does not move things around - so the legends on your keyboard still match.
On some systems pressing Right Alt + key gives you that key with an ...
According to the DLE, the word arroba comes from Arabic arrúb‘, and this one from Classical Arabic rub‘, meaning "a fourth part". In Spanish it was just a weight measure, equivalent to 11.502 kg.
It could be interesting to know... a fourth part of what? According to the Spanish Wikipedia, an arroba was the fourth part of a quintal, a weight measure ...
Otros apuntes sobre la @.
El académico italiano Giorgio Stabile descubrió una carta enviada desde Sevilla a Roma en 1536, donde se discutía la llegada a España de tres barcos que navegaban desde el Nuevo Mundo. Indicaba que se había vendido un ánfora de vino y "ánfora" había sido reemplazada con el símbolo @ como una abreviatura.
Según la Wikilengua: "En ...
To some extent, this is a matter of personal preference. Here is my preference.
I installed a second keyboard in Windows, even though I only have one physical keyboard. The exact method changes with the windows version, but it involves Control Panel, Language, and Input. The two software keyboards I ended up with are English (USA) which is the default in ...