How to Make Symbols with Your Keyboard

All you do is hold down the "Alt" key while typing the numeric code. I tried it on facebook this morning and it works just fine!

How to Make Symbols with Your Keyboard

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I saw this on facebook posted by a friend of mine. how to make symbols with your keyboard is something I “look up” each time I need to insert a symbol into a body of text. Even using the “insert” option is a pain in the rear-end.

Well, for no other reason than, “Because I can,” I thought it would be super convenient to post the following user tips on SearchAmelia. Now whenever I, or YOU, need to insert a symbol using our keyboard, this cheat sheet will be easy to find.

All you do is hold down the “Alt” key while typing the numeric code. I tried it on facebook this morning and it works just fine!

I hope you find this as useful as I already have.

Alt + 0153… ™ this makes the trademark symbol
Alt + 0169… © this makes the copyright symbol
Alt + 0174… ® this makes the registered trademark symbol
Alt + 0176 … ° this makes the degree symbol
Alt + 0177 … ± this makes the plus or minus sign
Alt + 0182 … ¶ this makes the paragraph mark
Alt + 0190 … ¾ this makes the fraction, three-fourths
Alt + 0215 … × this makes the multi­plication sign
Alt + 0162…¢ this makes the cent sign
Alt + 0161… ¡ this makes the upside down exclamation point
Alt + 0191… ¿ this makes the upside down question mark
Alt + 1… ☺ this makes the smiley face
Alt + 2 … ☻ this makes the black smiley face
Alt + 15… ☼ this makes the sun
Alt + 12… ♀ this makes the female sign
Alt + 11… ♂ this makes the male sign
Alt + 6… ♠ this makes the Spade
Alt + 5… ♣ this makes the Club
Alt + 3… ♥ this makes the Heart
Alt + 4… ♦ this makes the Diamond
Alt + 13… ♪ this makes the eighth note
Alt + 14… ♫ this makes the beamed eighth note
Alt + 8721… ∑ this makes the summation (auto sum)
Alt + 251… √ this makes the square root check mark
Alt + 8236… ∞ this makes the infinity
Alt + 24… ↑ this makes the up arrow
Alt + 25… ↓ this makes the down arrow
Alt + 26… → this makes the right arrow
Alt + 27… ← this makes the lieft arrow
Alt + 18… ↕ this makes the up/down arrow
Alt + 29… ↔ this makes the left right arrow

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