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More Windows Keyboard Shortcuts for Symbols

Added by LAURA NICOLE MASSARO KAUFFMAN , last edited by LAURA NICOLE MASSARO KAUFFMAN on Apr 27, 2010 15:00


If you like keyboard shortcuts and use special characters, here are a few more for Microsoft Windows. Use your numeric keypad with your NUM LOCK on and you will be good to go!

Symbol

Description

Shortcut

paragraph sign

ALT+0182

±

plus-or-minus sign

ALT+0177

µ

micro

ALT+0181

en dash

ALT+8211

em dash

ALT+8212

dagger

ALT+8224

double dagger

ALT+8225

per mille sign

ALT+8240

leftwards arrow

ALT+8592

upwards arrow

ALT+8593

rightwards arrow

ALT+8594

downwards arrow

ALT+8595

left-right arrow

ALT+8596

carriage return

ALT+8629

empty set

ALT+8709

element of

ALT+8712

not an element of

ALT+8713

contains as member

ALT+8715

radical sign (square root)

ALT+8730

proportional to

ALT+8733

infinity

ALT+8734

angle

ALT+8736

logical or

ALT+8744

intersection

ALT+8745

union

ALT+8746

integral

ALT+8747

therefore

ALT+8756

tilde operator

ALT+8764

congruent to

ALT+8773

almost equal to; asymptotic to

ALT+8776

not equal to

ALT+8800

identical to

ALT+8801

less-than or equal to

ALT+8804

greater-than or equal to

ALT+8805

subset of

ALT+8834

superset of

ALT+8835

not a subset of

ALT+8836

subset of or equal to

ALT+8838

superset of or equal to

ALT+8839

perpendicular

ALT+8869

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