How to Insert the Cent Symbol With a Keyboard Shortcut in Microsoft Word
In order to insert the cent symbol (¢) in your Microsoft Word documents, you can use a keyboard shortcut. We’ll show how this is done on Windows and Mac-the two operating systems that most people are using these days!
Insert the Cent Symbol in Word on Windows
The two keyboard shortcuts for adding a cent symbol on Windows are as follows. If your computer has a numeric keypad, use this first shortcut; otherwise, go with the second option. A numeric keypad is a keypad with numerical values (0-9) usually found to the right of your keyboard’s main keys
Add the Cent Symbol With Numeric Keypad
Start by opening your document in Word and placing your cursor where you want to insert the cent symbol.
Then, on your keyboard press and hold down the Alt key while typing 0162.
Warning: The numbers row on top of your keyboard is not a valid option for entering the numbers. You must use the keypad to type in 0162, and make sure that you don’t enter any other numbers or characters along with it!
You can see the cent symbol in its desired place on your document.
Add the Cent Symbol Without a Numeric Keypad
Open your Word document and place the cursor where you want to add the cent symbol.
On your keyboard, press and hold down the Control key while clicking /C (with a forward slash followed by C).
The cent symbol will now appear in your document.
And you are all set.
Insert the Cent Symbol in Word on Mac
To add the cent symbol in your Word document on Mac, first open it with the word app. Place your cursor where you want the cent symbol to appear.
Then, press theOption+4 keyboard shortcut to add a cent symbol. The symbol will appear in your document and you’re done!
If you’re looking to use the cent symbol again, there are two ways of doing so. You can either use the above keyboard shortcuts or Copy the symbol and paste it where needed!
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