Want to put copyright symbol in a word document? Adding a copyright symbol can make users believe that something is protected by copyright law. Whether you want to put a copyright symbol in word documents as well as slideshows, or emails, you can easily use this method to protect your stuff by putting a copyright symbol.
Note: This method requires your keyboard to have a numeric keypad. You cannot use the numbers at the top of the keyboard. You can still add a copyright symbol without the Numpad, there’s a different trick for it that we will show you, but having a Numpad makes it quicker.
How to put copyright symbol in a word document [Windows 11]
The quickest way to insert or add a copyright symbol is to press this keyboard shortcut ALT + 0169 on your Windows 11 PC while you are typing in a document. You need to press and hold the ALT key then type 0169 numbers and then release the ALT key. The 0169 should be pressed from the available Numpad on the keyboard otherwise, it won’t work.
How to put copyright symbol without physical Numpad
Don’t fret, there are other ways you can put a copyright symbol in a word document without the physical Numpad. You can use the on-screen or virtual keyboard on Windows 11 to access the numeric keypad. To do that, follow these steps.
- Step 1: Hit the Windows Start button and type keyboard and press Enter.
- Step 2: Once the on-screen keyboard opens, click on Options on the right as shown.
- Step 3: Mark the box that says Turn on numeric key pad. Numpad should appear, you can press the NumLock to see the numbers.
- Step 4: Press and hold the ALT key on your keyboard and then type 0169 from the on-screen Numpad. You can now see the © copyright symbol typed in the document.
Insert copyright symbol using Emoji Keyboard
Another way to insert copyright symbols is to use the Emoji keyboard. We have shown you the Emoji keyboard and how to access it with a keyboard shortcut in this guide. Press the Windows Key + ‘.’ (dot) and type in the search box copyright. Click the copyright emoji ©️ to use.
There are a bunch of tips, tricks, shortcuts, and workarounds that allows you to do more on your Windows 11 PC. You might be interested in these top 5 amazing Windows 11 keyboard shortcuts that might be useful for you and can come in handy at times.
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