To type the square root symbol, enable the Num Lock key, hold down the Alt key on your keyboard, and type the numbers 0251. If you are using a laptop computer, you must also hold down the Function key, which is not prese... More » Technology Software

To type the square root symbol on a PC, hold the Alt key. Type "251", and release the Alt key. More »

The ALT code for the square root symbol is ALT+251. ALT codes are used as shortcuts for inserting common symbols, such as dashes, mathematic symbols or foreign characters, quickly. They are used by holding down the ALT k... More » Math Numbers

To insert the cent symbol into a Microsoft Word document, hold down the "Alt" key, and then press the following keys in sequence: 0, 1, 6, and 2. In order for this to work, "Num Lock" must be on. This is just one of many... More » Technology Software

Rotate the computer screen on Windows by pressing and holding the "Ctrl" key, the "Alt" key and one of the arrow keys on the keyboard. This action is very fast and users can put their screen back to the normal configurat... More » Technology Software

Assuming use of a standard US keyboard, a Windows PC, and a desired symbol of "÷"; hold the "Alt" key and press "246" on the number pad. This must be done with the number pad, located on the right, not the row of numbers... More »

Alt codes are shortcuts that allow Windows 8.1 users to type special characters by holding down the "Alt" key and entering a series of numbers. There are hundreds of alt codes in Windows 8.1, which users can look up by a... More » Technology Software