Insert a symbol

Which Office program are you using?


Word

Do any of the following:

ShowInsert a symbol

  1. Click where you want to insert a symbol.
  2. On the Standard toolbar, click Show or hide the Media Browser Media Browser button.
  3. Click the Symbols tab Symbols, Media Browser, and then click the symbol that you want to insert into the document.

ShowFind more symbols to insert

If you do not find the symbol that you are looking for in the Symbol Browser, you can look in the Symbol dialog box.

  1. On the Insert menu, point to Symbol, click Advanced Symbol, and then click the Symbols tab.
  2. Click the symbol that you want.

ShowInsert special characters

  1. On the Insert menu, point to Symbol, click Advanced Symbol, and then click the Special Characters tab.
  2. Click the character that you want.

See also

Euro symbols don't display correctly in Windows versions of Office

Add or edit automatic corrections

My characters appear differently in earlier versions of Office

Excel

Do any of the following:

ShowInsert a symbol

  1. Click where you want to insert a symbol.
  2. On the Standard toolbar, click Show or hide the Media Browser Media Browser button.
  3. Click the Symbols tab Symbols, Media Browser, and then click the symbol that you want to insert into the document.

See also

Add or edit automatic corrections

My characters appear differently in earlier versions of Office

PowerPoint

Do any of the following:

ShowInsert a symbol

  1. Click where you want to insert a symbol.
  2. On the Standard toolbar, click Show or hide the Media Browser Media Browser button.
  3. Click the Symbols tab Symbols, Media Browser, and then click the symbol that you want to insert into the document.

See also

Add or edit automatic corrections

My characters appear differently in earlier versions of Office

Outlook

Do any of the following:

ShowInsert a symbol

  1. On the Edit menu, click Special Characters.
  2. In the Characters dialog box, on the View pop-up menu, click All Characters.
  3. Click the By Category tab, click the arrow next to Symbols, and then click the symbol category that you want.
  4. Click the symbol that you want to insert, and then click Insert.

See also

My characters appear differently in earlier versions of Office

 
 
Applies to:
Excel for Mac 2011, Outlook for Mac 2011, PowerPoint for Mac 2011, Word for Mac 2011