Add special characters, symbols, and mathematical symbols

Use the Characters window to insert special characters, such as mathematical symbols, letters with accent marks, arrows, and dingbats.

Note: Emoji (smiley face) characters are not supported.

Insert a special character or symbol

  1. Place the insertion point where you want the special character or symbol to appear.

  2. Choose Edit > Special Characters.

  3. In the Characters window, select a category from the list on the left, and double-click a character to insert it.

For more information about the Characters window, click your desktop and choose Help > Help Center.