Introduction: How to Insert Symbols Using Alt Key + Numpad

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You will learn how to insert symbols like ƒ¢♣ using the alt key and the numpad. I will also include how to put symbols in Microsoft Word.

Microsoft Word

1. In Microsoft Word, go to Insert tab.

2. Click Symbol -> More Symbols...

3. Pick on the symbol you want to insert. There are plenty of symbols here.
    Now you have a symbol.

On most applications such as Mozilla Firefox or Notepad, you don't have the option to insert symbols. In this case, you're going to use the alt + <number> method.

To do this:
                  1. Press and hold the Alt key.

                  2. Type the code of the symbol you want in the numpad (the numbers on the top will not

                        For a list of some Alt key codes go to:

                  3.  Release Alt key

And there you have it!  =)

Examples of some alt key codes:

Alt + 0153 = ™
Alt + 02222 = ®
Alt + 3 = ♥
Alt + 0223 = ß
Alt + 668 = £
Alt + 95252 = ¶
Alt  + 65454 = «
Alt + 21232 = ≡
Alt + 95236 = ♦

Try typing random numbers! =)


GASSYPOOTS (author)2012-01-14


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