Using Word 2013’s Special-Character Keyboard Shortcuts

By Dan Gookin

Part of Word 2013 For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Some key combinations insert characters into your Word 2013 document. If you find these characters useful in your day-to-day typing duties, consider using their keyboard shortcuts:

Symbol Name Symbol Keys to Press
Euro Ctrl+Alt+E
Trademark Ctrl+Alt+T
Copyright © Ctrl+Alt+C
Registered ® Ctrl+Alt+R
En-dash Ctrl+minus key on the numeric keypad
Em-dash Ctrl+Alt+minus key on the numeric keypad
Unbreakable space Ctrl+Shift+space
Unbreakable hyphen Ctrl+Shift+- (hyphen)