Tip #179_Word

Word (and PowerPoint): How to Obtain Unicode Characters


I was writing a manual and needed a ? character to describe file security. I didn’t want a GRAPHIC IMAGE – that would have been bigger than my texts and, frankly, cumbersome.


Well, there are many special characters that can be obtained – not through Wingdings (although that is one way to obtains special characters) – but using the UNICODE method.


First, you need to know the Unicode for the symbol/character, you want. Here are some fun ones…


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