Special characters are symbols or other characters that are not usually on your keyboard (i.e., copyright, trademark, pilcrow, section).
Follow the steps below to insert special characters or symbols:
- Place your cursor where you would like the symbol to appear in your document.
- Click the Insert tab on your Ribbon.
- In the Symbols group, click the Symbols button.
- Select the symbol you would like from the drop-down menu, or click on More Symbols.
Yes, you can insert mathematical equations into your documents using Word 2016!
Follow the steps below to learn how:
Place your cursor where you would like you equation to be placed.
Select the Insert tab of your Ribbon.
- Click the Equation button, located above Symbol (see graphic above).
- Select the equation you would like from the drop-down menu.
- If you do not see the equation you would like, select Insert New Equation.
- You will then see this Toolbar in your Ribbon:
- Select your equation.
- To edit an equation, click Design on your Ribbon while the dialog box is open.
- If you need to add footnotes to your document, you can do so by going to the References tab on your Ribbon.
- In the Footnotes group, you can insert a footnote, and view and edit footnotes. You can also add Endnotes.
BONUS: Everyone knows that I love saving time and keystrokes! A quicker, easier way to insert a footnote is to simultaneously click CTRL | ALT F.
You can then start keying in your footnote text. To exit the Footnote area, simply click back in your document!