Insert symbols and special characters Word Shortcuts


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Inserting symbols and special characters

There will be times when you will want to include symbols and special characters in your document. Symbols refer to everything from degrees, to ordinals, to mathematical operands. Special characters are dashes, special spaces and other typological characters. Both can be accessed through the ribbon by a keyboard shortcut or by using AutoCorrect. Let's start with our mathematical equation, 12 divided by 4 = 3. I need a divided by sign right here, so I will highlight that space. I want to go up to the Insert ribbon and on the far right there is a dropdown for Symbol.

When I click on it I can see the Divide symbol. It might not be on the same location on your list but you should see it, and I will click on it and now I have a divide sign. But these are just a few of the possible symbols that we want. Let's take a look at some others. Let's say I want to do a 100 degrees. I will click at the end of 100, I will dropdown the Symbol button and I'll go to More Symbols....

Inserting symbols and special characters
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Inserting symbols and special characters provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Alicia Katz Pollock as part of the Word 2010 Power Shortcuts

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Business
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Word
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