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Microsoft® Office Word 2007 Plain & Simple by Marianne Moon, Jerry Joyce

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Inserting Special Characters

With at least 101 keys at your fingertips, you’d think that every character you could possibly need would be available on your keyboard. But what about the accented characters in other languages? Different currency symbols? Mathematical symbols? You’d need a keyboard with thousands of keys! As you can see in the illustration, Word gives you a huge assortment of symbols and special characters, and provides several ways to insert them into your documents.

Insert a Character

  1. On the Insert tab, with the insertion point located where you want to insert the symbol into your document, click the Symbol button to display the Symbols ...

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