Insert Symbols

Learn how to use and manipulate the Word XP symbols available in this free lesson.


  • Open a new document in Word.
  • Open the Symbols dialog box.
  • Using your available symbols, try to retype the following sentences:
The recipe calls for ⅛ cup of butter.
We broke a piñata at the birthday party.
The symbol for infinity, ∞, is often used in physics.