Insert Symbols

In Word symbols can be added and altered to add clarity and visual appeal. Use symbols in Word for all types of Word documents.

Use of symbols

There are many symbols that you might often see in publications that are not directly available from your keyboard. For example, the copyright symbol, ©, is not available on the keyboard but can be selected from Word's Symbol dialog box.

Other commonly used symbols that appear in the Symbol dialog box include:

  • © Copyright
  • ® Registered trademark
  • TM Trademark
  • CompleteCheck mark
  • — Em dash