Type Symbols Using the ALT Key

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Type Symbols Using the ALT Key…

The ALT key can help you access alt codes, or characters that aren’t readily available on a normal keyboard. These codes can be used to write in foreign languages, mathematical equations, or to add fun symbols to your messages.

Symbols With the ALT key plus numbers

  • © Copyrighted [0169]
     
  • ♥ coeur [3]
     
  • ® Reserved mark [0174]
     
  • ℠ Service mark [8480]
     
  • ℃ Celsius [8451]
     
  • ℅ Care of [8453]
     
  • ℉ Fahrenheit [8457]
     
  • № Number symbol [8470]
     
  • ℗ Sound recording copyright [8471]
     
  • ℞ Prescription/pharmaceutical symbol [8478]
     
  • Ω Ohm [8486]
     
  • ℧ Inverted ohm [8487]
     
  • ☀ Sunshine [9728]
     
  • ☁ Cloud [9729]
     
  • ☂ Umbrella [9730]
     
  • ☃ Snowman [9731]
     
  • ☄ Comet [9732]
     
  • ★ Star (solid) [9733]
     
  • ☆ Star (outline) [9734]
     
  • ☇ Lightning [9735]
     
  • ☈ Thunderstorm [9736]
     
  • ☉ Sun [9737]
     
  • ☊ Ascending node [9738]
     
  • ☋ Descending node [9739]
     
  • ☌ Conjunction [9740]
     
  • ☍ Opposition [9741]
     
  • ☎ Phone (solid) [9742]
     
  • ☏ Phone (outline) 9743]
     
  • ☐ Checkbox [9744]
     
  • ☑ Ballot box [9745]
     
  • ☒ Ballot box with X [9746]
     
  • ☓ Saltire (St. Andrew’s Cross) [9747]
     
  • ☚ Left-pointing index finger (solid) [9754]
     
  • ☛ Right-pointing index finger (solid) [9755]
     
  • ☜ Left-pointing index finger (outline) [9756]
     
  • ☝ Upwards-pointing index finger (outline) [9757]
     
  • ☞ Right-pointing index finger (outline) [9758]
     
  • ☟ Downwards-pointing index finger (outline) [9759]
     
  • ☠ Skull & crossbones [9760]
     
  • ☡ Caution sign [9761]
     
  • ☢ Radioactive sign [9762]
     
  • ☣ Biohazard sign [9763]
     
  • ☤ Caduceus or “Kerykeion” [9764]
     
  • ☥ Ankh [9765]
     
  • ☦ Eastern Christian cross [9766]
     
  • ☧ Chi Rho cross [9767]
     
  • ☨ Patriarchal cross [9768]
     
  • ☩ Greek cross [9769]
     
  • ☪ Crescent moon & star [9770]
     
  • ☫ Farsi symbol [9771]
     
  • ☬ Adi Shakti [9772]
     
  • ☭ Hammer & sickle [9773]
     
  • ☮ Peace sign [9774]
     
  • ☯ Yin & yang [9775]
     
  • ☰ Trigram Heaven [9776]
     
  • ☱ Trigram Lake [9777]
     
  • ☲ Trigram Fire [9778]
     
  • ☳ Trigram Thunder [9779]
     
  • ☴ Trigram Wind [9780]
     
  • ☵ Trigram Water [9781]
     
  • ☶ Trigram Mountain [9782]
     
  • ☷ Trigram Earth [9783]
     
  • ☸ Dharma wheel [9784]
     
  • ☹ Frowning face [9785]
     
  • ☺ Smiley face [9786]
     
  • ☻ Black smiley face [9787]
     
  • ☽ Waxing crescent moon [9789]
     
  • ☾ Waning crescent moon [9790]
     
  • ☿ Mercury [9791]
     
  • ♀ Venus (female symbol) [9792]
     
  • ♁ Earth symbol [9793]
     
  • ♂ Mars (male symbol) [9794]
     
  • ♃ Jupiter [9795]
     
  • ♄ Saturn [9796]
     
Symbols With the ALT key plus numbers

  • ♅ Uranus [9797]
     
  • ♆ Neptune [9798]
     
  • ♇ Pluto [9799]
     
  • ♈ Aries [9800]
     
  • ♉ Taurus [9801]
     
  • ♊ Gemini [9802]
     
  • ♋ Cancer [9803]
     
  • ♌ Leo [9804]
     
  • ♍ Virgo [9805]
     
  • ♎ Libra [9806]
     
  • ♏ Scorpio [9807]
     
  • ♐ Sagittarius [9808]
     
  • ♑ Capricorn [9809]
     
  • ♒ Aquarius [9810]
     
  • ♓ Pisces [9811]
     
  • ♔ White king [9812]
     
  • ♕ White queen [9813]
     
  • ♖ White rook [9814]
     
  • ♗ White bishop [9815]
     
  • ♘ White knight [9816]
     
  • ♙ White pawn [9817]
     
  • ♚ Black king [9818]
     
  • ♛ Black queen [9819]
     
  • ♜ Black rook [9820]
     
  • ♝ Black bishop [9821]
     
  • ♞ Black knight [9822]
     
  • ♟ Black pawn [9823]
     
  • ♠ Black spade suit [9824]
     
  • ♡ Red heart suit [9825]
     
  • ♢ Red diamond suit [9826]
     
  • ♣ Black club suit (or shamrock) [9827]
     
  • ♤ Red spade suit [9828]
     
  • ♥ Black heart suit (or valentine) [9829]
     
  • ♦ Black diamond suit [9830]
     
  • ♧ Red club suit [9831]
     
  • ♨ Hot springs [9832]
     
  • ♩ Musical quarter note [9833]
     
  • ♪ Musical eighth note [9834]
     
  • ♫ Musical single bar note [9835]
     
  • ♬ Musical double bar note [9836]
     
  • ♭ Flat note [9837]
     
  • ♮ Natural note [9838]
     
  • ♯ Sharp note [9839]
     
  • ✁ Cut above [9985]
     
  • ✂ Cut here [9986]
     
  • ✃ Cut below [9987]
     
  • ✄ Scissors [9988]
     
  • ✆ Public pay phone [9990]
     
  • ✇ Film reel (tape spool) [9991]
     
  • ✈ Airport/airplane [9992]
     
  • ✉ Envelope/mail/email [9993]
     
  • ✌ Victory sign [9996]
     
  • ✍ Signature/sign here [9997]
     
  • ✎ Pencil diagonal down [9998]
     
  • ✏ Pencil [9999]
     
  • ✐ Pencil diagonal up [10000]
     
  • ✓ Checkmark [10003]
     
  • ✔ Heavy checkmark [10004]
     
  • ✕ Multiplication sign/X [100005]
     
  • ✖ Heavy multiplication sign/X [10006]
     
  • ✗ Ballot X [10007]
     
  • ✘ Heavy ballot X [10008]
     
  • ✝ Latin Roman cross [10013]
     
  • ✞ Latin cross 3D shadow [10014]
     
  • ✟ Latin cross outline [10015]
     
  • ✠ Maltese Cross [10016]
     
  • ✡ Star of David [10017]
     
  • ❛ Quotation mark single turned comma [10075]
     
  • ❜ Quotation mark single comma [10076]
     
  • ❝ Quotation mark double turned comma [10077]
     
  • ❞ Quotation mark double comma [10078]
     
  • ™ Trademark [0153]
     
  • ○= 777
     
  • To type pictures with keyboard symbols, such as a bunny, see this article.
     
 

Foreign Language Alt Codes

Symbols With the ALT key plus numbers

  • Ç [128]
     
  • ü [129]
     
  • é [130]
     
  • â [131]
     
  • ä [132]
     
  • à [133]
     
  • å [134]
     
  • ç [135]
     
  • ê [136]
     
  • ë [137]
     
  • è [138]
     
  • ï [139]
     
  • î [140]
     
  • ì [141]
     
  • Ä [142]
     
  • Å [143]
     
  • É [144]
     
  • æ [145]
     
  • Æ [146]
     
  • þ [0254]
     
  • Þ [0222]
     
Symbols With the ALT key plus numbers

  • ô [147]
     
  • ö [148]
     
  • ò [149]
     
  • û [150]
     
  • ù [151]
     
  • ÿ [152]
     
  • Ö [153]
     
  • Ü [154]
     
  • ¢ [155]
     
  • £ [156]
     
  • á [160]
     
  • í [161]
     
  • ó [162]
     
  • ú [163]
     
  • ñ [164]
     
  • Ñ [165]
     
  • ª [166]
     
  • º [167]
     
  • ¿ [168]
     
 

Mathematical Equation Alt Codes

Symbols With the ALT key plus numbers

  • + [43]
     
  • – [45]
     
  • × [0215]
     
  • ÷ [0247]
     
  •  % [37]
     
  • ‰ [0137]
     
  • ± [241]
     
  • ¼ [0188]
     
  • ½ [0189]
     
  • ¾ [0190]
     
  • ≡ [240]
     
  • = [61]
     
  • ≈ [247]
     
  • ≥ [242]
     
Symbols With the ALT key plus numbers

  • ≤ [243]
     
  • √ [251]
     
  • ⁿ [252]
     
  • ¹ [0185]
     
  • ² [0178]
     
  • ³ [0179]
     
  • π [227]
     
  • ° [248]
     
  • ∞ [236]
     
  • µ [230]
     
  • Σ [228]
     
  • ∩ [239]
     
  • ⌠ [244]
     
  • ⌡ [245]

 

Source: http://www.wikihow.com/Type-Symbols-Using-the-ALT-Key

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