There should be an image here!Adding symbols to into your Word documents is sometimes challenging. If you don’t know the keystrokes for inserting special symbols, you may have to go searching for it in the character map or symbol dialog box.

If you want to add the degree symbol into your document, you can use the following keystrokes: press [email protected] and press the spacebar). The degree symbol now appears in your document. Alternatively, just hold down the Alt key as you type 0176 on the numeric keypad.

Finally, if you choose, you can search for the symbol in the Symbols window. Just click the Insert menu and click Symbols from within the Symbols group.

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