The inverted or Spanish question mark ¿ is available in Microsoft Word, regardless of language setting. There’s even an in-built shortcut.
¿ is most commonly used in Spanish for the start of a question sentence.
This guide is mostly for people without a Spanish keyboard or who only occasionally need the inverted question mark.
Word key shortcut for ¿
In Microsoft Word, there’s a shortcut to type inverted exclamation:
Ctrl + Alt + ?
In practice you’ll need four fingers e.g.
Ctrl + Alt + Shift + /
Or use the Alt + X trick: type
BF then press
Alt + X (Word for Windows only)
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Upside-down or inverted exclamation is part of the ‘old’ ASCII character standard and now part of Unicode.
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