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How to Insert Symbols and Special Characters

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Symbols and special characters can be used for various purposes in Excel, such as adding currency symbols, mathematical symbols, or other special characters to your spreadsheets. Here are three ways to insert symbols and special characters in Excel:

Use the Symbol dialog box

Click the Insert tab.

In the Symbols group, click Symbol.

In the Symbol dialog box, select the symbol or special character you want to insert, and then click Insert.

Choose the Symbol

Choose Symbols or Special Characters (1), and then click on desired symbol or special characters (2), and then click Insert.

Use Keyboard Shortcuts

Things to Remember

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