The division sign is considered a symbol in Microsoft Word. To insert a division sign, you must access the symbol menu. The process takes less than a minute. More »

To insert the degree (º) symbol, press and hold down the ALT key while typing "0176" on the numeric keypad. To insert an ASCII character, press and hold down the ALT key while simultaneously typing the appropriate charac... More »

All Chinese languages use symbols, or "characters," for written communication. Originally, characters were pictures of the things they represented. In later versions one may notice similarities; however, as the language ... More »

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