- The keyboard can only contain a limited
number of different letters, numbers and other items such as alternative
currency symbols and the at (@) sign.
You can insert many more symbols and special characters if you wish,
examples of which include:
- Open a document called Symbols. This document
contains a number of symbols and special characters. Click to the right of the first picture of a
symbol and then click on the Insert
tab. You will see the Symbol button as illustrated.
- Clicking on the Symbol command will display a drop down list of symbol options, as
- Clicking on any one of these will insert the
symbol that you clicked on (at the Insertion point).
- Clicking on More Symbols, will display additional symbols and options, as
- If you click on the Special Characters tab within this dialog box, you will see a list
of special characters. As you can see,
many of these special symbols have a shortcut key displayed to the right of the
special character, within the dialog box.
These can be useful if you need to insert a special character on a
- Work through the exercises contained within
the Symbols document. When you have finished, save your changes and
close the document.
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